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Clifford Stoll’s The Cuckoo’s Egg: Summary & Analysis

“The Cuckoo’s Egg” is a story of persistence, love for one’s work and is just plain funny!  The story starts out with Clifford Stoll being “recycled” to a computer analyst/webmaster. Cliff, as he is affectionately called, is a long-haired ex-hippie that works at Lawrence Berkeley Lab.  He originally was an astronomer, but since his grant…