Star Wars: A New Hope: The Life of Luke Skywalker [NOOK Book]

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Hidden away at birth, he would believe himself an orphan. Watched over by a mysterious hermit, he would discover incredible abilities. And by finding hope where others found only evil, he would restore balance to the galaxy. This is the legendary story of Luke Skywalker, from his childhood on Tatooine to his fierce battle with his toughest enemy -- himself.
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Star Wars: A New Hope: The Life of Luke Skywalker

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Overview

Hidden away at birth, he would believe himself an orphan. Watched over by a mysterious hermit, he would discover incredible abilities. And by finding hope where others found only evil, he would restore balance to the galaxy. This is the legendary story of Luke Skywalker, from his childhood on Tatooine to his fierce battle with his toughest enemy -- himself.
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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Lauri Berkenkamp
The life and adventures of Luke Skywalker, famous Jedi warrior, is told in this fictional biography by Ryder Wyndham. The book begins with a conversation between Skywalker and his sister, Princess Leia, as they discuss their relationship with their evil father, Darth Vader. Luke struggles with his identity and that of his father, and asks himself, "How can I know myself if I never really knew my father?" This is the question that sparks Luke's book-length flashback into his life story. The novel begins with Luke's childhood on his uncle's moisture ranch on the planet Tatooine and follows Luke's adventures, first as a young boy interested in fast-flying skyhoppers and laser rifles, and then as a warrior and Rebel fighter. Throughout, Luke wrestles with his conflicted feelings regarding his father. The book ends with Luke and his pal, Han Solo, defeating a mind witch and Han giving Luke the good advice that knowing himself is more important than knowing who his father was. Fans of the "Star Wars" series will undoubtedly enjoy reading the life story of the young hero, but readers unfamiliar with the movies and Star Wars fan fiction will likely be confused by the complicated relationships between planets, cultures, spaceships, people, and even animal-like creatures portrayed in the book. Reviewer: Lauri Berkenkamp
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781484717868
  • Publisher: Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • Publication date: 5/4/2014
  • Sold by: DISNEY PUBLISHING WORLDWIDE -EBKS
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 95,391
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2014

    Aeris

    She smiled and looked around the base. "Hmm...where to put the supplies..."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2014

    Erin Kenobi

    The Jedi glanced at the smuggler. She smiled ad was glad she had spy like smugglers on their side. Especially when Anila was leader. The auburny blonde looked back down at her weapon choices. She pocked up a blaster, then she walked to her home. Once she got there, she started working on n old project called C-4WO.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2014

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    I love luke skywalker

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