New York : Grove Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2013.
xvi, 431,  p. of plates : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Map on endpapers.
Describes how "phone phreaks" learned how to make illicit but technologically innovative free phone calls and shared the technique, and places the process in the development of telecommunications and the behavior of the telephone monopoly.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-406) and index.