Realityland has ratings and 84 reviews. Amanda said: I rarely read non- fiction, but I am a huge fan of the Disney parks and I read the other books. Buy Realityland: True-Life Adventures at Walt Disney World Reprint by David Koenig (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices . 1 Oct Realityland: True-Life Adventures at Walt Disney World. David Koenig, Author Bonaventure Press $ (p) ISBN

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I am a big Disney fan and really enjoyed this book.

This includes all of the things that Disney tried to keep away from the public eye, such as accidents or deaths, large lawsuits, and those diabolical builders that would steal supplies and realifyland female workers with little respect.

Although I have not finished this book I have learned about the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, the many hotels, and even some of the parks that are found in other continents.

Realityland: True-Life Adventures at Walt Disney World by David Koenig

Since no rdalityland of the book drags, you are of course wishing for more by the end. After reading Realityland, you’ll probably never experience Disney with child-like wonder again, but the insider info is well worth a little lost innocence. Top 10 Washington, DC: That’s crazy to me, it’s a beloved cartoon company in simplest terms.

Add both to Cart Add both to List. Disney World was fraught with initial difficulties, and it took real leadership to pull it off. I read this for it’s old-timely cover.

Realityland: True-Life Adventures at Walt Disney World

It is absolutely fascinating, well-written and engaging. They are such a big company and do so many things well, but there are still times when they really screw things up realittland. While the book progresses through a general timeline, each chapter is focused around a different topic, and the book is full of fun and interesting little stories along the way. I’d say Realityland is complementary to other books on the market, filling in stories that others don’t dare to touch such as the rampant theiving that took place during construction periods realityyland myth-busting some time honored and legendary stories of The House of Mouse.


Entertaining and informative, and more information than some of the other Disney histories. He points out some differences as well, like the addition of Liberty Square to DisneyWorld. But the remainder of Koenig’s work is where Realityland shines. Prison, a word that sends shudders in our hearts, but with the government criminalizing every behavior, chances are you will end up in federal prison.

To know realitland actually had a part in building something so magical would have been enough for me.

I was already familiar with some of the history presented in this book thanks to various Disney history blogs and webpages. An aggravation for me was the fact that sources are not footnoted or otherwise cited in the running text, though they are referred to in a notes section at the end of the volume.


For someone who isn’t a full-blown Disney obsessive and doesn’t already know all the stories, this is a great primer. He just starts complaining and it get I really enjoyed learning about the history of Rfalityland and it is so interesting how it came together. I can’t belive builders actually stole from Disney.


I know it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. Walt DisneyWorld drained the Floridian swamp land and built a huge, underground tunnel system. I’m afraid that although I am a massive Disney fan, I found this book very dry and it took me a long time to read, considering how short the book is. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Though he has his biases as we all doKoenig presents series of facts and research. Walt’s original plans for Disney World and how his dreams completely changed in the hands of his successors That being said, the conclusion of the book unfortunately gives the impression that Walt Disney World is so bad when compared to its original state that it isn’t even worth attending today.

Much more impressive is seeing how they analyzed their past work and got better as a result the next time around. The book is topheavy, more concentrated on the beginnings of The Florida Project and the creation of both The Magic Kingdom and EPCOT while glossing over lesser properties such as the water parks and the miniature golf courses.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? We all know that the first Disneyland is located in California, but Florida had one thing that California didn’t have; land. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Like one person’s adventures.

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