The World According To Star Wars

The World According To Star Wars

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER #1 Washington Post Bestseller There’s Santa Claus, Shakespeare, Mickey Mouse, the Bible, and then there’s Star Wars. Nothing quite compares to sitting down with a young child and hearing the sound of John Williams’s score as those beloved golden letters fill the screen. In this fun, erudite, and often moving book, Cass R. Sunstein explores the lessons of Star Wars as they relate to childhood, fathers, the Dark Side, rebellion, and redemption. As it turns out, Star Wars also has a lot to teach us about constitutional law, economics, and political uprisings. In rich detail, Sunstein tells the story of the films’ wildly unanticipated success and explores why some things succeed while others fail. Ultimately, Sunstein argues, Star Wars is about freedom of choice and our never-ending ability to make the right decision when the chips are down. Written with buoyant prose and considerable heart, The World According to Star Wars shines a bright new light on the most beloved story of our time.

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Genre : Social Science
Author by : Cass R. Sunstein
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2016-05-31
File : 256 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780062484246


The World According To Star Wars

The World According To Star Wars

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There's Santa Claus, Shakespeare, Mickey Mouse, the Bible, and then there's Star Wars. Nothing quite compares to sitting down with a young child and hearing the sound of John Williams's score as those beloved golden letters fill the screen. In this fun, erudite, and often moving book, Cass R. Sunstein explores the lessons of Star Wars as they relate to childhood, fathers, the Dark Side, rebellion, and redemption. As it turns out, Star Wars also has a lot to teach us about constitutional law, economics, and political uprisings. In rich detail, Sunstein tells the story of the films' wildly unanticipated success and explores why some things succeed while others fail. Ultimately, Sunstein argues, Star Wars is about freedom of choice and our never-ending ability to make the right decision when the chips are down. Written with buoyant prose and considerable heart, The World According to Star Wars shines a bright new light on the most beloved story of our time. Praise for The World According to Star Wars "Star Wars is the ultimate mythological tale of our age, a hero's journey that is a tribute to the beauty of human freedom as well as an exploration of its dark complexities. In this gem of a book, the brilliant Cass Sunstein uses the series to explore profound questions about being a parent, a child, and a human. It will change the way you think about your own journey, and it might even make you pick up the phone and call your dad."--Walter Isaacson "Irresistibly charming, acclaimed legal scholar Sunstein writes partly as a rigorous academic and partly as a helpless fanboy as he explores our fascination with Star Wars and what the series can teach us about the law, behavioral economics, history, and even fatherhood. This book is fun, brilliant, and deeply original."--Lee Child "For anyone who loves the movies, or loves to think about how the world works, or simply loves their father, this book will provoke and inspire."--Duncan Watts

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Genre : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Author by : Cass R. Sunstein
Publisher : Dey St
Release : 2016
File : 223 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0062484230


Star Wars Abc

Star Wars Abc

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From Anakin, Boba Fett, and C-3PO to X-Wings, Yoda, and Zam Wesell, no one can do the ABC's like STAR WARS! Star Wars: ABC is an alphabetical adventure through the imaginative and intergalactic world of Star Wars featuring the names and images of the most popular characters, droids, spaceships, and creatures in this galaxy far, far away. With artistic alliterative text that describes each image and emphasizes each letter, Star Wars: ABC is a completely new way to learn about the legendary story of Star Wars.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author by : Scholastic
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release : 2010
File : 26 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780545227384


The Physics Of Star Wars

The Physics Of Star Wars

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"Explore the mystical power of the Force using quantum mechanics, find out how much energy it would take for the Death Star or Starkiller Base to destroy a planet, and discover how we can potentially create our very own lightsabers. Explore the physics behind the world of Star Wars, with engaging topics and accessible information that shows how we're closer than ever before to creating technology from the galaxy far, far away--perfect for every Star Wars fan!"--

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : Patrick Johnson
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2017-11-07
File : 256 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781507203309


Star Wars Be More Yoda

Star Wars Be More Yoda

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Pursue a more mindful life with words of wisdom from esteemed Star WarsTM mentors Yoda, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Luke Skywalker. A balanced mind. Inner calm. A positive influence on the world. A Jedi must embody all of these qualities in order to master the Force. But these same self-enlightenment skills can also help you to master a chaotic life in a galaxy much closer to home. The heroes of the Star Wars galaxy have faced many trials and tribulations during their adventures. Learn from their experiences-and in many cases mistakes-to discover new mindfulness techniques to deal with stressful situations. Whether it be coping with relationship struggles, managing workplace stress, or trying the save the galaxy from your overbearing father, Star Wars: Be More Yoda not only provides tips for mindful thinking, but will bring a moment of joy to your day. The perfect gift for Star Wars fans, Star Wars: Be More Yoda is an entertaining guide to mindfulness, featuring iconic moments and famous sayings from the Star Wars movies alongside light-hearted life lessons. © & TM 2018 LUCASFILM LTD. Used Under Authorization.

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Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
Author by : Christian Blauvelt
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2018-10-02
File : 64 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781465484857


Star Wars Smuggler S Guide

Star Wars Smuggler S Guide

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Part of the bestselling Jedi Path series by Daniel Wallace, Star Wars®: Smuggler's Guide reveals previously untold stories of the galaxy's underworld. Recovered from a strongbox on the Millennium Falcon, this guide started as a simple logbook with a piece of valuable information. But it was soon stolen, traded, and smuggled around the outer rim and shady ports, until it ultimately ended up in the hands of the outlaw Han Solo. • The infamous logbook passed through the hands of such notorious characters as Maz Kanata, Hondo Ohnaka, Drydon Vos, and Lando Calrissian • With each pirate, thief, gambler, and criminal who took possession of the book, new insights and details were added • The result is a coveted collection of hidden treasure locations, advice, and hard-earned data A must-have handbook to the galaxy's underworld, Star Wars®: Smuggler's Guide is a crucial and hugely entertaining read for fans seeking a deeper understanding of the saga. Readers explore the checkered pasts of the galaxy's smugglers, thieves and pirates, with numerous tie-ins to the films. • Reveals secrets and other juicy morsels of new information in the Star Wars® lore • Perfect gift for Star Wars® fans of all ages who are eager to learn more about the Star Wars® universe • Great for those who loved Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia by Adam Bray, Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles by Landry Q. Walker, and Star Wars: 5-Minute Star Wars Stories by Disney Lucasfilm Press © & TM LUCASFILM LTD. Used Under Authorization.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Daniel Wallace
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Release : 2019-09-17
File : 159 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781452182353


The Science Of Star Wars

The Science Of Star Wars

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Discover the science behind the most popular sci-fi franchise of all time! Capturing the imagination and hearts of crowds worldwide, Star Wars is a fantastic feat of science fiction and fantasy. The Science of Star Wars addresses 50 topics that span the movies’ universe such as battle technology, alien life, space travel, etc. You’ll find fascinating explorations of the physics of Star Wars, its plausibility, and more. The perfect Star Wars gift for fans of the saga, this book addresses many unanswered, burning questions, including: How long before we get a Star Wars speeder off the ground? What exactly is the Force? How could Kylo Ren stop a blaster shot in mid-air? How could we live on a gas giant like Bespin, or a desert planet like Tatooine? Nature versus nurture: How does it play out in the making of Jedi? How much would it cost to build the Death Star? And much more! We marvel at the variety of creatures and technology and the mystery behind the force. But how much of the Star Wars world is rooted in reality? Could we see some of the extraordinary inventions materialize in our world? This uncomplicated, entertaining read makes it easy to understand how advanced physics concepts, such as wormholes and Einstein’s theory of relativity, apply to the Star Wars universe. The Science of Star Wars explains to non-technical readers how physics and fantasy might merge to allow for the possibility of interstellar travel; communication with foreign but intelligent lifeforms; human-like robots; alien planets fit for human life; weapons and spacecraft such as laser guns, light sabers, and the Millennium Falcon; and Force-like psychokinetic powers. In the 21st Century, we’re on the edge of developing much of the technology from “a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away”… These fantasies aren’t as impossible as you might think! Written for every fan of George Lucas’s films, you don’t need to be a Jedi or an astrophysicist at NASA to appreciate all of Mark Brake and Jon Chase’s fun and informative analysis of this classic series in The Science of Star Wars. Prepare your mind to make the jump to light speed and find out about the facts behind one of our favorite modern epics!

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Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
Author by : Mark Brake
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2016-11-15
File : 272 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781944686291


Star Wars Visions Ronin

Star Wars Visions Ronin

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A mysterious former Sith wanders the galaxy in this stunning Star Wars tale, an original novel inspired by the world of The Duel from the Star Wars Visions animated anthology. The Jedi are the most loyal servants of the Empire. Two decades ago, Jedi clans clashed in service to feuding lords. Sickened by this endless cycle, a sect of Jedi rebelled, seeking to control their own destiny and claim power in service of no master. They called themselves Sith. The Sith rebellion failed, succumbing to infighting and betrayal, and the once rival lords unified to create an Empire . . . but even an Empire at peace is not free from violence. Far on the edge of the Outer Rim, one former Sith wanders, accompanied only by a faithful droid and the ghost of a less civilized age. He carries a lightsaber, but claims lineage to no Jedi clan, and pledges allegiance to no lord. Little is known about him, including his name, for he never speaks of his past, nor his regrets. His history is as guarded as the red blade of destruction he carries sheathed at his side. As the galaxy's perpetual cycle of violence continues to interrupt his self-imposed exile, and he is forced to duel an enigmatic bandit claiming the title of Sith, it becomes clear that no amount of wandering will ever let him outpace the specters of his former life.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Emma Mieko Candon
Publisher : Del Rey
Release : 2021-10-12
File : 352 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780593358672


Why We Love Star Wars

Why We Love Star Wars

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Rediscover All the Reasons Why You Love Star Wars Celebrate the greatest saga ever told: All of us who are deeply influenced by the epic saga of Star Wars have our favorite moments. Each time the screen goes black and you see those words― “A Long Time Ago, In A Galaxy Far, Far Away”―the music blasts through you and you’re a kid again. Ken Napzok, expert appreciator of Star Wars, counts down each one of those special moments that makes this series not just the best movies of all time, but the Greatest Saga Ever Told. Become a scholar of Star Wars: What began as one movie about good people, evil oppressors, and the space wizards that stood between them has exploded into a franchise. The moments that continue to inspire are on screen and in the pages of novels. They are found in the panels of comic books and among animated sequences on television. And they all continue to grow in stature, importance, and myth through discussions, debates, and daydreams. The Perfect Star Wars Dad Gift: Spread the love to old and new fans. Countless numbers of us have been inspired by these classic epic tales, and we all have a favorite moment that hooked us. Rediscover each one of those moments and share them with the last and next generation of fans. This Star Wars book is the perfect Dad gift, Niece gift, Best Friend gift, and general token of appreciation for the fans in your life. Why We Love Star Wars: The Great Moments That Built A Galaxy Far, Far Away is a shared story of fandom. Classic moments include: • The first shots of the ragtag Rebels running from the monstrous Galactic Empire • Young Anakin winning the podrade • And the first time we saw the crackle of Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber Why We Love Star Wars: The Great Moments That Built A Galaxy Far, Far Away is the ultimate gift for the film buff who has binged all 1001 Movies to See Before You Die, and the superfans who covet Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia and Star Wars: Complete Locations.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : Ken Napzok
Publisher : Mango Media Inc.
Release : 2019-05-15
File : 208 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781642500011


The Amazing Book Of Lego Star Wars

The Amazing Book Of Lego Star Wars

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The Amazing Book of LEGO� Star Wars(tm) is the perfect first book for any young LEGO Star Wars fan. The Amazing Book of LEGO Star Wars will help children aged 5 and above explore the amazing LEGO Star Wars universe. From Anakin Skywalker and Yoda to Rey and Kylo Ren, young readers will see their favorite characters and sets brought to life. Fans will be fascinated by the eye-catching designs featuring large, dynamic images of heroes and villains, while key themes are explored using carefully leveled text that will capture their interest. With a mixture of full and half-page fold-outs throughout the book that reveal extra-large images and a fold-out poster at the end, The Amazing Book of LEGO Star Wars is great for young fans. � & TM 2016 LUCASFILM LTD. Used Under Authorization. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configurations and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. �2016 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved. Produced by DK Publishing under license from the LEGO Group.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author by : Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Publisher : DK Children
Release : 2017-03-07
File : 48 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1465455418