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Poe's Secret

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Author:Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Description: Writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) is famous for his short stories of the mysterious and the macabre. His popular tale "The Gold-Bug," published in 1843, is often cited as one of the best works of fiction that turn upon a secret message. Poe had a longstanding interest in cryptology.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: History and Biography, Cryptography

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