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Ghost in the Wires is a story of Kevin Mitnick’s life. I find the book’s topic compelling because I have always been interested in doing what Kevin does: hacking and working with what makes technology tick. He also opened my eyes to a new culture called “phreaking”. As I read, the book became even more interesting, as Kevin not only told us what he did; he told us how he did it descriptively. He told us comedic stories about pranks he would pull on businesses with his colleagues, his close run-ins with authority, and other tales that made me smile. Along with this were personal problems he encountered, such as his divorce with Bonnie Vitello, and the involvement of the government in his activities online, which made me feel closer to him as
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