Breaking the Code

Breaking the Code

by Hugh Whitemore

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The acclaimed, Tony Award-winning play about groundbreaking mathematician Alan Turing, the father of computer science. The vivid and compassionate story moves fluidly through time, following Turing as he cracks the German Enigma code during World War II and wrestles with his homosexuality and English codes of sexual discretion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780573016561
Publisher: Samuel French Ltd
Publication date: 05/08/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

Hugh Whitemore began his career in British television, writing many original plays and twice receiving Writers' Guild Awards. He has also written for American TV, including a four-hour film about the Alger Hiss case, Concealed Enemies, which won an Emmy Award for the best mini-series. He received an Emmy nomination for his dramatization of the Carl Bernstein/ Bob Woodward book about President Nixon, The Final Days.

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