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Star Wars Encyclopedia

4.28  ·  Rating Details ·  1,038 Ratings  ·  17 Reviews
Good: A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (including dust cover, if applicable). The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include "From the library of" labels.Some of our books may have slightly worn corners, and minor creases to the covers. Plea ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published July 16th 1998 by Virgin Books
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Drew Ck
Sep 05, 2012 Drew Ck rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Most everything you ever wanted to know about Star Wars, however it is out of date now.
Nathan
Oct 04, 2011 Nathan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
As a huge Star Wars nerd, I was thrilled by the depth of detail offered in the Star Wars Encyclopedia. Everything that occured in the Star Wars universe prior to its publication (everything approved by George Lucas, anyway)is given a mention at the very least. Backstory is provided on a number of distant-past issues that really ought to be fleshed out with their own books someday.

The internal consistency is very high--not as difficult as might be expected, given the requirement of direct approva
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Jrossi
Nov 11, 2008 Jrossi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Star Wars Fans
The secret to my seemingly unending knowledge of the Star Wars Universe . . . well that and having seen each of the movies about three and half brazillion times.

A little dated now that Eps I, II, and III are out on DVD, but for the older information it is still great to thumb through. I think I have read it cover to cover, but not straight through. It tends to be a "poopin" book.
Alex Robinson
Oct 27, 2008 Alex Robinson rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: tv-movies
Too much expanded universe bullshit, and written before the prequels so a lot of it isn't even "real" anymore. I'm a dork.
Jojono
Jul 27, 2008 Jojono rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was Droopy McCool!
Joshua
Nov 16, 2007 Joshua rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: 1998 Josh Kerney.
Heck-of!
Ismail menasterly
this book is great because it shows everything from the star wars universe, including characters, battles and games that were made from it,
it is a good book for people who like fantasy.
Patrick
May 18, 2007 Patrick rated it really liked it
Taught me everything I've needed to know in life.
Ahmed Alsodfy
Jun 01, 2013 Ahmed Alsodfy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
its awsome becuse i love star wars
Natasha
Mar 29, 2008 Natasha rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It's a funny concept, but it is truly an amazing guide to the vas world of Star Wars!
Khairul H.
This was a good book back in the day. Unfortunately, the prequels have made it obsolete and it sorely needs an update. Still, by itself it is a very good reference book for SW nerds like me.
Eric
Aug 26, 2016 Eric rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was really cool when it came out, wookiepedia of the past, mostly undone now by the removal of much of its' content from Star Wars canon.
Isaac
Jun 29, 2007 Isaac rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who loves star wars and needs to know more about it
Shelves: favorites
Made even better with the essential chronologies.
Shane Cormier
Dec 06, 2011 Shane Cormier rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Perfect book for those who want to know more about the depths of the Star Wars Universe.
Trevor
May 16, 2013 Trevor rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: star-wars
It was very informational, but only includes the original three movies. (Nothing from the Old Republic days.)
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Sansweet was born and educated in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He studied at Temple University from 1962 to 1966, majoring in journalism. Three years after graduating, in 1969, he began work as a reporter at the Wall Street Journal in both Philadelphia and Montreal. He was promoted to deputy bureau chief in 1984, and later the chief of Wall Street Journal's Los Angeles bureau in 1987. In February 19 ...more
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