Earth in the 21st century is shabby, war-torn, and dull. Who'd want to live there when they could live in Pirates of the Universe, the utopian theme park? Not Gunther Glenn--when he's offered a chance to become a Disney ranger, he grabs it.
Used availability for Terry Bisson's Pirates of the Universe
April 1996 : USA Hardback
March 1997 : USA Paperback
May 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition