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Second Lives A Journey Through Virtual Worlds

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ISBN-10: 1400065356

ISBN-13: 9781400065356

Edition: 2008

Authors: Tim Guest

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We've always dreamed of perfect places: Eden, heaven, Utopia. Imagine gambling without loss, love without heartbreak, sex without exposure, experience without risk. Welcome to the fascinating world of online virtual reality, the land of invented places and populations that is entered and inhabited every week by nearly fifty million people worldwide. Each participant creates a virtual body, works at virtual jobs, and makes virtual friends and family. In "Second Lives," Tim Guest, an internationally acclaimed young journalist, takes us on a revelatory journey through the electronic looking glass as he investigates one of the most bizarre phenomena of the twenty-first century. From Second…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/19/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Tim Guest writes for the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph . He lives in London.