About the Book: Ready Player One (Soon to Be a Major Motion Picture Directed by
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY STEVEN SPIELBERG Its the year
2044, and the real world has become an ugly place. Were out of oil. Weve wrecked
the climate. Famine, poverty, and disease are widespread. Like most of humanity,
Wade Watts escapes this depressing reality by spending his waking hours jacked
into the OASIS, a sprawling virtual utopia where you can be anything you want to
be, where you can live and play and fall in love on any of ten thousand planets.