Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History by Robert GreenbergerStar Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History by Robert Greenberger

Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History

byRobert Greenberger

Paperback | October 26, 2015

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An unauthorized history ofStar TrekTV shows and films, celebrating its enduring popularity and devoted fans.

Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized Historyis a loving and candid review of the fifty-year franchise, a story as full of plot twists as its hundreds of episodes and films. Greenberger, author of over a dozenStar Treknovels and short stories, tells this fascinating tale as only an expert and longtime fan could. He examines the behind-the-scenes saga--from the struggles ofStar Trek's enthusiastic creator, Gene Roddenberry, to realize his vision on the small screen, to the franchise's latest cinematic reinvention from J. J. Abrams--as well as the devoted fans who support its continued growth.

Featuring sidebars by suchStar Trekauthorities as Michael and Denise Okuda, as well as contributions from well-known fans, including astronauts Thomas D. Jones and Mario Runco Jr.,Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized Historycaptures the long and bumpy road toStar Trekbecoming an international, groundbreaking phenomenon. Greenberger explores the many ways in whichStar Trekhas earned its enduring place in pop culture, evidenced by myriad comic books, audio dramas, software, board games, short stories, novels,Saturday Night Livesketches, elaborate fan productions, and well-known catch phrases. More than two hundred photographs illustrate the book.

Robert Greenbergerhas long worked in the pop-culture field, including tenures at Starlog Press, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, and Weekly World News. His most recent works includeThe Essential Batman Encyclopedia,Spider-Man Vault(co-written with Peter David), andStan Lee's How to Write Comics(co-written with Stan Lee). He has over a dozenSt...
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Title:Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized HistoryFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 11 × 9.38 × 0.75 inShipping dimensions:11 × 9.38 × 0.75 inPublished:October 26, 2015Publisher:Voyageur PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760349215

ISBN - 13:9780760349212

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An unauthorized history ofStar TrekTV shows and films, celebrating its enduring popularity and devoted fans.Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized Historyis a loving and candid review of the fifty-year franchise, a story as full of plot twists as its hundreds of episodes and films. Greenberger, author of over a dozenStar Treknovels and short stories, tells this fascinating tale as only an expert and longtime fan could. He examines the behind-the-scenes saga--from the struggles ofStar Trek's enthusiastic creator, Gene Roddenberry, to realize his vision on the small screen, to the franchise's latest cinematic reinvention from J. J. Abrams--as well as the devoted fans who support its continued growth.Featuring sidebars by suchStar Trekauthorities as Michael and Denise Okuda, as well as contributions from well-known fans, including astronauts Thomas D. Jones and Mario Runco Jr.,Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized Historycaptures the long and bumpy road toStar Trekbecoming an international, groundbreaking phenomenon. Greenberger explores the many ways in whichStar Trekhas earned its enduring place in pop culture, evidenced by myriad comic books, audio dramas, software, board games, short stories, novels,Saturday Night Livesketches, elaborate fan productions, and well-known catch phrases. More than two hundred photographs illustrate the book.