A look at the life and times of the world's first codebreaker. He broke the Nazi Enigma code during World War II, and went on to become the father of computer science. This is the story of Alan Turing, history's most important codebreaker.
Camino Island by John Grisham. After being laid off from her teaching position, Mercer Mann is approached by a mysterious woman with a generous offer to go undercover and infiltrate bookstore owner Bruce Cable's life to learn his secrets.
Explores the life of the mathematician, reveals the character of the man behind such concepts as the universal machine and the scientific understanding of the mind, and discusses his pioneering role in electronic computer design.