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Star Wars: The New Essential Chronology (Star Wars: Essential Guides)

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At last, it's the ultimate history of the spectacular Star Wars saga, expanded, lavishly illustrated, and in full color for the first time.

With the completion of Episodes I, II, and III, the epic story that's captivated millions can now be told in its entirety, from the dramatic adventures of the Knights of the Old Republic and the deadly Clone Wars to the birth of the Emp
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 25th 2005 by Del Rey
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Terence
Apr 07, 2009 Terence rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Star Wars completists
I never went through a Star Wars novels phase in the same way I went through my Star Trek novels phase. I guess part of it was that Star Wars just wasn't as large a part of my fictional universe as Star Trek; and considering what a mess Lucas made of the films after the first one, it never could be.

I do have fond memories, though, of standing in line in 1977 for the original's premiere with dad and the siblings :-)

Novelwise, I've read all the adaptations from the films; I read Alan Dean Foster's
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C. R. Powers
This book is pretty cool actually.
Ron Fitzwater
Okay, so I'm a Star Wars geek.
Debra
The kind of history book or lessons you'd want to have in a classroom. So in-depth, only true fans are adept at retaining all the info.
MpaulM
Apr 15, 2010 MpaulM rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Any Star Wars nerd.
An unbelievable amount of useless information but still a fun read. Good bathroom book.
Sarah
Nice reference to have handy if you're like me and jump around the EU all the time.
Theresa
a great list of the events in the star wars mythology
Lowden
I like all of these types of books. They're very detailed.
Natasha
Another good reference book
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