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Alan Turing
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Alan Turing

Series: Life story

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781407193199

Publication Date: 2 Jan 2020

Subject: History

Suitable for: Primary (Year 5, Year 6)

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Recounts the life and legacy of mathematical genius, Alan Turing.

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Summary

Recounts the life and legacy of mathematical genius, Alan Turing.

Alan Turing: code-breaker, mathematician, father of modern computing.

Discover the life story of an incredible man who saved millions of lives and helped bring the Second World War to an end.

This gripping series throws the reader directly into the lives of modern society's most influential figures. With striking black-and-white illustration along with timelines and never-heard-before facts.

Contents

Introduction
Turing's Britain
The scruffy schoolboy
Cambridge and the computer
Secret ciphers
Bletchley and the bombe
Delilah and the colossus
The ace versus the Manchester baby
The imitation game
Tiger stripes and leopard spots
Infamy
The poisoned apple
Fame at last
Turing today
Extra content
Timeline of Alan Turing's life
Alan's pals
Quiz
Answers
Glossary
Index

Category
JNF
Subject
History
Dewey
920
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Illustrations
Some B & W illus
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Pub. date
2 Jan 2020
Edition
Original
ISBN
9781407193199
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Binding
Paperback
Pages
208
Width
129mm
Height
198mm
Weight
156g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
Glossary
Yes
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