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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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RumBelle
Jun 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nonfiction, star-wars
I read this book when it first came out, and at that time it was a very comprehensive chronology of the Star Wars universe. I am one of those people who refuse to believe that all the cannon that started with The Truce at Bakura didn't happen and is now no longer valid. This was a great book for history enthusiasts. It detailed the history of the galaxy and discussed many big, and small moments that were influential.
Terence
Apr 02, 2009 rated it liked it
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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Sarah
Sep 08, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: star-wars
Nice reference to have handy if you're like me and jump around the EU all the time.
Theresa
Jul 24, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: review
a great list of the events in the star wars mythology
Debra
Dec 05, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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.
John Gentry
Nov 09, 2016 rated it did not like it
idk if they're planning on making new copies of this but it's basically useless with the erasure of the expanded verse in the current canon.

which sucks. because I loved those novels as a kid.
C. R. Powers
Apr 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
This book is pretty cool actually.
Natasha
Mar 29, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Another good reference book
Lowden
Apr 18, 2010 rated it really liked it
I like all of these types of books. They're very detailed.
MpaulM
Apr 11, 2010 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Any Star Wars nerd.
An unbelievable amount of useless information but still a fun read. Good bathroom book.
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