George Lucas: A Life

George Lucas: A Life

by Brian Jay Jones

Hardcover

$29.43 $32.00 Save 8% Current price is $29.43, Original price is $32. You Save 8%.
View All Available Formats & Editions

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316257442
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 12/06/2016
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Brian Jay Jones is the author of the New York Times bestseller Jim Henson: The Biography. He worked for nearly two decades as a public policy analyst and speechwriter, and has a degree in English literature from the University of New Mexico. He lives in Maryland with his wife.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Out of Control March 1976 3

Part I Hope 1944-1973

1 Scrawny Little Devil 1944-1962 9

2 Geeks and Nerds 1962-1966 38

3 The Right Horse 1967 68

4 Radicals and Hippies 1967-1971 86

5 American Graffiti 1971-1973 127

Part II Empire 1973-1983

6 Bleeding on the Page 1973-1976 167

7 "I Have a Bad Feeling About This" 1976-1977 215

8 Striking Back 1977-1979 246

9 Darkening Skies 1979-1983 278

Part III Return 1983-2016

10 Empty Flash 1983-1994 325

11 A Digital Universe 1994-1999 382

12 Cynical Optimism 1999-2005 408

13 Letting Go 2005-2016 436

Acknowledgments 475

Notes 479

Select Bibliography 527

Index 531

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

George Lucas: A Life 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
thespecialk More than 1 year ago
An Excellent biography by Mr. Jones. Couldn't be it put it down. Great glimpse into Lucas' life, reality of film making and pushing technology in the ent. industry.On a personal note, as a working mother, always great to know about great places for care givers and provider to work where family life is a valued.