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Hardcover, Tor, 2009, ISBN13 9780765324849, ISBN10 0765324849

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Hardcover, Tor, 2009, ISBN13 9780765324849, ISBN10 0765324849

It's the end of World War II. FDR's New Deal has redefined American politics. Taxes are at an all-time high. The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki has brought a fear of total annihilation. The rise of secret government agencies and sanctions on business has many watching their backs. America's sense of freedom is diminishing . . . and many are desperate to take that freedom back.

Among them is a great dreamer, an immigrant who pulled himself from the depths of poverty to become one of the wealthiest and admired men in the world. That man is Andrew Ryan, and he believed that great men and women deserve better. And so he set out to create the impossible, a utopia free from government, censorship, and moral restrictions on science--where what you give is what you get. He created Rapture---the shining city below the sea.

But as we all know, this utopia suffered a great tragedy. This is the story of how it all came to be . . .and how it all ended.

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Number of Pages: 430
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: Shirley, John
Series Title: Bioshock
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Publication Date: July, 2011
ISBN-13: 9780765324849
Digital Video Formats: Hardcover
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.82 x 1.43 x 8.62 IN
ISBN-10: 0765324849
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Great novel for fans of the series, play game 1st
4/8/2012

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5.0 stars 4/8/2012 by woogames
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Bioshock: Rapture is a well written novel by acclaimed author John Shirley. The novel is a dramatization of the back-story of BioShock and BioShock 2 (a “prequel” to the events in the first two BioShock games.) I would highly recommend playing the first two games before reading this novel, as the novel contains many spoilers.

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