Come and Take It

  • by Cody Wilson
  • Narrated by Kirby Heyborne
  • 7 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Cody Wilson, a self-described crypto-anarchist and rogue thinker, combines the controversial yet thrilling story of the production of the first ever 3-D printable gun with a startling philosophical manifesto that gets to the heart of the 21st-century debate over the freedom of information and ideas.
Reminiscent of the classic Steal This Book by Abbie Hoffman, Cody Wilson has written a unique, critical, and philosophical guide through the digital revolution. Deflecting interference from the State Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the story of Defense Distributed - where Wilson's employees work against all odds to defend liberty and the right to access arms through the production of 3-D printed firearms - takes us across continents, into dusty warehouses and high-rise condominiums, through television studios, to the Texas desert, and beyond.
Harkening to both Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance and The Anarchist Cookbook, Come and Take It follows a group of digital radicals as they navigate political subterfuge to create a technological miracle against all odds. Combining elements of a modern-day thriller with a fascinating philosophical treatise, Wilson paints a scathing and timely portrait of an ideologically polarized America and his own struggle in the fight for liberty.


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Customer Reviews

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great book and philosophical for a gun book.

it was a great story of how the liberator was made. Cody does a great job explaining why he made the gun and the importance of it's continued research and proliferation. It is a good step to the nullification of gun control laws.
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- Ben Newman

Fascinating story of how gun control was destroyed

A true story stolen from the future and brought here into the present. It sounds like a science fiction thriller of new technology and a dystopian future- but then you come to realize it's all too real. Pandoras box is open.

welcome home
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- luke

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-11-2016
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio