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The Unofficial Tourists' Guide to Second Life (edition 2007)
by Paul Carr
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Wikipedia in English
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0312376480, Paperback)
Imagine an enormous, breathtaking virtual world to explore, where land can be bought for less than a dollar and new construction is limited only by your imagination. An online tourist destination where you can shop for virtual designer clothes in a shopping mall atop a live volcano, teleport to an underwater gig by U2, before taking a new friend back to your personal spaceship for virtual coffee or...well, you get the idea.
The Unofficial Tourists' Guide to Second Life is a fast, fun guidebook that introduces first-time visitors to the endless wonders offered by this exciting and rapidly developing online world. All of Second Life is here, including:The Essentials. What to wear and how to behave.The People. Finding likeminded souls—or soulmates.The Major Destinations. Must-see tourist hotspots, shops, and shows.Shopping and Nightlife. A guide to the lively virtual shopping scene, and all manner of debauchery.For Entrepreneurs. How to buy land or start a Second Life business.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:38:48 -0400)
Founded in 2003, Second Life's population recently passed the 2.5 million mark with more arriving every minute, either to live or work, or just to sightsee. This guide introduces first-time visitors and new inhabitants to the virtually endless wonders offered by this exciting new world.
(summary from another edition)