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Snow Crash Summary
Neal Stephenson

Everything you need to understand or teach Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson.

  • Snow Crash Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Snow Crash Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Snow Crash Summary

Plot Summary

Hiro Protagonist, freelance hacker and the greatest sword fighter in the Metaverse, teams up with Y.T., a fifteen-year-old female courier, to delve into a mystery that mixes Sumerian myth with virtual reality in a gritty cyberpunk setting. Hiro and Y.T., along with Hiro's old girlfriend Juanita, race to stop a plot masterminded by a religious business monopolist that would brainwash the masses and knock freelance hackers out of commission.

Hiro is a freelance hacker who works as a stringer for the Central Intelligence Corporation in his free time. Hiro uploads information to the CIC database, and if anyone buys the information, Hiro gets paid.

Hiro is introduced to Y.T. literally by accident. Hiro lands his pizza delivery car in a burbclave pool while Y.T. is being pulled behind by her harpoon, or "poon". Y.T. offers to deliver the pizza for Hiro, which saves...

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Study Pack

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Snow Crash Study Guide

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Snow Crash Lesson Plans contain 136 pages of teaching material, including:

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