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In Real Life Anda Loves Coarsegold Online, The Massively Multiplayer Role Playing Game Where She Spends Most Of Her Free Time It S A Place Where She Can Be A Leader, A Fighter, A Hero It S A Place Where She Can Meet People From All Over The World, And Make Friends But Things Become A Lot Complicated When Anda Befriends A Gold Farmer A Poor Chinese Kid Whose Avatar In The Game Illegally Collects Valuable Objects And Then Sells Them To Players From Developed Countries With Money To Burn This Behavior Is Strictly Against The Rules In Coarsegold, But Anda Soon Comes To Realize That Questions Of Right And Wrong Are A Lot Less Straightforward When A Real Person S Real Livelihood Is At Stake From Acclaimed Teen Author Little Brother, For The Win And Boing Boing Editor Cory Doctorow And Koko Be Good Creator Jen Wang, In Real Life Is A Perceptive And High Stakes Look At Adolescence, Gaming, Poverty, And Culture Clash

About the Author: Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger the co editor of Boing Boing and the author of the YA graphic novelIn Real Life, the nonfiction business bookInformation Doesn t Want To Be Free, and young adult novels likeHomeland,Pirate Cinema, andLittle Brotherand novels for adults likeRapture Of The NerdsandMakers. He is a Fellow for the Electronic Frontier Foundation and co founded the UK Open Rights Group Born in Toronto, Canada, he now lives in Los Angeles.

10 thoughts on “In Real Life

  1. says:

    I loved the art style, but the story didn t wow me as much as I was expecting.

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    The road to hell is paved with good intentions In Real Life, this new graphic novel written by Cory Doctorow with art by Jen Wang is full of them In its heartfelt introduction, Cory Doctorow says that In Real Life is about game and economics, about the political, economical, social choices that we make on a daily basis and their consequences About how social media and the Internet can potentially shape and change the world.The book portrays how Anda the shy and lonely ma

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    THIS BOOK HAD ME SHOUTING OUT LOUD Such a riot While reading I couldn t contain my gasps and moments of shock The drawings were absolutely beautiful, and I love how much they changed from page to page it wasn t just square strip after square strip and I loved the colour palette And the story It was fantastic It brought a very interesting social issue into what could have remained a very light hearted read PLUS FEMINIST UNDERTONES.Much recommended.

  4. says:

    3,5 stars

  5. says:

    I was NOT expecting to love this as much as I did, but HOLY MOLY I LOVED IT.

  6. says:

    A good read for gamers and lovers of graphic novels The first thing I noticed was actually the atmosphere of the story and how it, along with the drawings, immediately gripped my interest It doesn t always feel like there is a plot, but that s what, in my opinion, makes it so realistic It s contemporary and, as life, not always predictable.Anda is not your usual YA protagonist She isn t the high school queen or popular or super skinny, but she s herself and a very good person who thinks of ot A goo

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    In Real Life is the story of Anda, a teenaged girl who is inspired by a speaker at her school to become active in a massively multiplayer online role playing game called Coarsegold In the course of trying to establish her role in a women only guild called Clan Fahrenheit, Anda in her online guise of Kali Destroyer begins taking paying jobs wiping out gold farmers, overseas minimum wage workers who harvest in game product and sell it to novice gamers for real world money.But things be In Real Life is the s

  8. says:

    FABULOUS GRAPHIC NOVEL.The only thing I would change would be to make it longer I would love to readabout this, and I generally just feel like there needs to befiction that involves gaming IT S AWESOME.I would recommend this for people who like Ready Player One, or just enjoy beautiful art and games.Now I m just rambling, but you get the point This book was beyond awesome.

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    A cool graphic novel that touches on subjects that a lot of people probably don t think about The internal economy of the online games we play How different cultures interact in these games A fun read, light and pleasant, and hopeful It s nice to read something hopeful every once in a while

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