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Twice Shy - Dick Francis
Twice Shy
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Computer whizzkid Peter Keithley, asked to transfer a betting system onto computer tape, dies shortly afterwards. An old friend of his, Jonathan Derry, finds himself in possession of the tapes and discovers that there are greedy, desperate men who will do anything to get their hands on the... show more
Computer whizzkid Peter Keithley, asked to transfer a betting system onto computer tape, dies shortly afterwards. An old friend of his, Jonathan Derry, finds himself in possession of the tapes and discovers that there are greedy, desperate men who will do anything to get their hands on the lucrative software. The evil, bull-faced Angelo goes too far and ends up in jail. Fourteen years later he's free, and very keen to get hold of not only the tapes, but also Jonathan Derry...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780425198773 (0425198774)
Publisher: Berkley
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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All the Time in the World
All the Time in the World rated it
3.0 Twice Shy
The thing that most struck me about this book was the antiquated technology (e.g., loading programs via tape drive.) My sister's complaint about Francis' most recent Sid Halley story was the attempt to bring Sid into the 21st century with the addition of up-to-date tech - in all likelihood, looking...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 Twice Shy - Dick Francis
1 Jan 198516Feb 199831 Aug 2016Not strictly a mystery: two brothers have to find ways to stop a dangerous thug who is after them for a computer program. There's a lot about the technology involved. Hee.Personal copy
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