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The Resource Ready Player One [electronic resource] :

Ready Player One [electronic resource] :

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Ready Player One [electronic resource] :
Title
Ready Player One [electronic resource] :
Statement of responsibility
Ernest Cline
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read The worldwide bestseller—now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg. In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world's digital confines—puzzles that are based on their creator's obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them. But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize. The race is on, and if Wade's going to survive, he'll have to win—and confront the real world he's always been so desperate to escape
Summary
Immersing himself in a mid-twenty-first-century technological virtual utopia to escape an ugly real world of famine, poverty, and disease, Wade Watts joins an increasingly violent effort to solve a series of puzzles by the virtual world's creator
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Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2012.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2011.
  • Nutmeg Children's Book Award, High School category, 2016.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2011.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
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392141
Cataloging source
DLC
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Cline, Ernest
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
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990
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Virtual reality
  • Quests
  • Near future
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Teenage boys
  • Dystopias
  • Puzzles
  • Avatars (Computer graphics)
  • Social networks
  • Locks and keys
  • Geeks (Computer enthusiasts)
  • Popular culture
  • Regression (Civilization)
Target audience
adult
Label
Ready Player One [electronic resource] :
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
THREE_M:mdxr9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780307887450
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Ready Player One [electronic resource] :
Publication
Control code
THREE_M:mdxr9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780307887450
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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