Star Wars, A New Hope

Star Wars, A New Hope

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Random House, Inc.
The classic adventure that started it all

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away . . .

Luke Skywalker lived and worked on his uncle's farm on the remote planet of Tatooine—and he was bored beyond belief. He yearned for adventures out among the stars, adventures that would take him beyond the farthest galaxies to distant and alien worlds. 

But Luke gets more than he bargained for when he intercepts a cryptic message from a beautiful princess held captive by a dark and powerful warlord. Luke doesn't know who she is, but he knows he has to save her—and soon, because time is running out.

Armed only with courage and with the lightsaber that had been his father's, Luke is catapulted into the middle of the most savage space war ever—and headed straight for a desperate encounter on the enemy battle station known as the Death Star. . . .

Baker & Taylor
Young Luke Skywalker is drawn into the heart of the Rebel Alliance's battle against the tyrannical Empire and becomes an important part in the efforts to destroy a terrible planet-destroying weapon known as the Death Star. Reissue.

& Taylor

When Luke leaves his uncle's farm on a remote, desolate planet to seek adventure, he is soon headed directly for a desperate encounter with evil warriors on the enemy battle station known as the Death Star

Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Del Rey, 1976
ISBN: 9780345341464
Characteristics: p. ; cm


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rejoicealway Sep 03, 2014

Great sequel to Revenge of the Sith. I love Han Solo, so finding how he rejoined the rebels was neat. I also like the chronicling of Luke's path to joining the rebels and the Jedi Order. This book also does a good job portraying the cruelty of the Empire. Must read for Star Wars fans. (Although if you are one you probably already have.)

Nov 22, 2011

lets see how this is compared to episodes I-III

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Sep 19, 2010

iwasthewalrus thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over


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