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Star Wars Encyclopedia

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Its vast history and environs have been explored, studied, and chronicled extensively for more than twenty years. Now, this landmark volume--a definitive reference devoted exclusively to the Star Wars milieu--draws together data from films, radio dramas, novels, short stories, computer games, and more, running the full gamut of this extraordinary galaxy.

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Hardcover, 384 pages
Published June 30th 1998 by LucasBooks
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Drew Ck
Jun 03, 2015 Drew Ck rated it it was amazing
Most everything you ever wanted to know about Star Wars, however it is out of date now.
Oct 04, 2011 Nathan rated it it was amazing
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
C. R. Powers
Apr 22, 2014 C. R. Powers rated it liked it
A Star Wars info dump, eh.
Nov 11, 2008 Jrossi rated it really liked it
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.
Khairul H.
Oct 21, 2007 Khairul H. rated it liked it
Shelves: popular-culture
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.
Ismail menasterly
Sep 30, 2008 Ismail menasterly rated it it was amazing
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.
Alex Robinson
Oct 27, 2008 Alex Robinson rated it it was ok
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.
Jul 02, 2013 Trevor rated it liked it
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It was very informational, but only includes the original three movies. (Nothing from the Old Republic days.)
Shane Cormier
Dec 06, 2011 Shane Cormier rated it it was amazing
Perfect book for those who want to know more about the depths of the Star Wars Universe.
Mar 29, 2008 Natasha rated it it was amazing
It's a funny concept, but it is truly an amazing guide to the vas world of Star Wars!
May 18, 2007 Patrick rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Taught me everything I've needed to know in life.
Dec 19, 2014 Thomas rated it liked it
Very concise and complete as of publishing.
Jun 29, 2007 Isaac rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone who loves star wars and needs to know more about it
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Made even better with the essential chronologies.
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its awsome becuse i love star wars
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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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