For the Win

TitleFor the Win
Year for Search2010
AuthorsDoctorow, Cory [Efram](b. 1971)
Date Published2010
PublisherTor
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsCanadian author, English author, Male author
Annotation

The novel, written for young adults, has dystopian elements and uses online gaming to illustrate and the possible connections among gamers throughout the world to critique the way that powerful people can, for profit and with the cooperation of governments, control the lives of the gamers, and presents unions as the best way of fighting back. 

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Author Note

The author (b. 1971) was born and raised in Canada, lived for many years in England and became a U. K. citizen, and moved to the U. S. in 2015.

Full Text

2010 Doctorow, Cory [Efram] (b. 1971). For the Win. New York: Tor. PSt

The novel, written for young adults, has dystopian elements and uses online gaming to illustrate and the possible connections among gamers throughout the world to critique the way that powerful people can, for profit and with the cooperation of governments, control the lives of the gamers, and presents unions as the best way of fighting back. The author was born and raised in Canada, lived for many years in England and became a U. K. citizen, and moved to the U. S. in 2015.