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Written by Jon KatzAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Jon Katz

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
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  • Publisher: Broadway Books
  • On Sale: February 20, 2001
  • Price: $14.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-7679-0699-9 (0-7679-0699-3)
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about this book

The sociological study and inspirational story of how two social misfits and self-professed “geeks” used their technological prowess to escape dead-end life in a dreary Idaho town. Geeks is a provocative look inside a rapidly growing subculture of “techno-outsiders,” many of whom are now running the systems that run the world.

"A story of friendship, optimism, social despair."—USA Today

"A touching page-turner about social outcasts using technology to wriggle free of dead-end lives."—U.S. News & World Report

"An uplifting and hugely compassionate book."—Philadelphia Inquirer