The Soul of a New Machine (1981) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning book about one team at the computer company Data General who was determined to put its company back on the map by producing a new superminicomputer. With very few resources and under immense pressure, the team pulls together to produce a completely new kind of computer.
Tracy Kidder is a literary journalist who has won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for The Soul of a New Machine. He attended Harvard University, where he switched his major from political science to English.
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