Star Wars: The New Essential Guide To Droids by Daniel WallaceStar Wars: The New Essential Guide To Droids by Daniel Wallace

Star Wars: The New Essential Guide To Droids

byDaniel Wallace

Paperback | June 27, 2006

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DIFFERENT KIND OF HEAVY METAL SUPERSTAR

Whether they’re doctors or diplomats, soldiers or secretaries, translators or nightclub waiters, the myriad mechanical marvels known as droids are an indispensable part of what keeps the Star Wars galaxy humming. The varieties and classes of droids are nearly as infinite as their designated specialties. In this updated and expanded nuts-to-bolts survey, each and every droid receives its due–from the simplest drones to the most sophisticated automatons, from heroic protocol model, C-3PO, and his multitasking sidekick, R2-D2, to the insidious Separatist leader General Grievous. Inside you’ll discover:

• All the newest droids: from The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and Revenge of the Sith to the Knights of the Old Republic video games and the Clone Wars animated TV series, plus the bestselling multinovel series Star Wars: The New Jedi Order–all catalogued here for the first time

• Detailed histories and capabilities of nearly one hundred droids along with full-color computer-generated illustrations and schematics of their construction highlights

• Special sections, including “A Layperson’s Guide to Droids,” “Major Manufacturers,” and “A Short History of Droids”

• An easy reference at your fingertips–each entry is arranged by Droid Type, including medics and scientists, repair units, battle units, and cyborgs–plus special expanded entries for R-series astromechs, the 3PO protocol series, and battle droids

For the definitive debriefing on droids, there’s only one official, authoritative, and absolutely essential technical guide!
Daniel Wallace was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He attended Emory University and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, studying English and philosophy. He is best known as the author of the 1998 novel, Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions. This novel became the basis for Tim Burton's film, Big Fish. Wallace currently is a profe...
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Title:Star Wars: The New Essential Guide To DroidsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 10.85 × 8.47 × 0.53 inPublished:June 27, 2006Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0345477596

ISBN - 13:9780345477590

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Greatest Authority On Droids Since the origin The information on companies and the detail down to the minute parts of the droids makes this the most in depth and realistic book on driods. When you read it almost feels like you are reading a catalogue for droid buyers. The color illustrations are done so that the driods look like they are made from real metal. If you own all the other essential guides this is defiantly a most for your collection. Even if you do not own any others this will get you hooked.
Date published: 2006-06-26