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By: Shasha, Dennis
Publisher: New York, W. H. Freeman and Company: (c.1988)
Edition: 2nd printing?
Seller ID: 12853
Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj
[nice tight clean copy, no discernible wear; jacket shows minor wrinkling at top/bottom edges of front panel]. "A book about puzzles and problem solving, entertainingly disguised as the fictional tale of Dr. Jacob Ecco. We first meet Dr. Ecco at home in Greenwich Village, New York, where he is visited by his diverse clientele: government leaders and shadowy double agents, corporate giants and eccentric millionaires. Each client presents Dr. Ecco with an intriguing puzzle and is willing to pay handsomely for its solution. And so Dr. Ecco earns his living. Nearly 40 well-known combinator... View more info