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"The Essential Guide to Alien Species," by Ann Margaret Lewis, R.K. Post [Ballantine, 2001]

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"The Essential Guide to Alien Species," by Ann Margaret Lewis, R.K. Post [Ballentine, 2001

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  1. dp4m

    dp4m Chosen One star 10

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  2. dp4m

    dp4m Chosen One star 10

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    [image=http://www.theforce.net/books/images/alien-species.jpg]

    Summary:[blockquote]An astonishing testament to the power of human imagination, the Star Wars epic has become perhaps the most captivating myth of modern times. Now comes the first detailed look at more than 150 of the most fascinating alien species that inhabit this vast galaxy. Who these creatures are, how others see them, how they evolved, where they can be found...it's all here thoroughly researched, brilliantly illustrated, packed with surprising facts, and featuring an exclusive pronunciation guide to the names of the key Star Wars species.

    Discover the only alien species that can make the savage Tusken Raiders run for cover

    Learn why the Hutts think they are gods -- and why their infants spend the first fifty years in the dark

    Compare the tracking skills of the Ewok hunters, the legendary Wookiees, and the secretive Shistavanen wolfmen

    Explore the powerful bond between the amphibious Gungan and the fiercely loyal kaadu

    From Jawas, Slashrats, and Space Slugs, to Weequay, Dugs, and Gank Killers -- get the lowdown on the intriguing denizens in the Star Wars universe.[/blockquote]

    Read the [link=http://www.theforce.net/books/reviews/r_alien-species.shtml]TF.n Book Staff Reviews[/link]!
     
  3. Darth Guy

    Darth Guy Chosen One star 10

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    Aug 16, 2002
    I give it a 9.
     
  4. TIEPilot051999

    TIEPilot051999 Jedi Master star 7

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    Mar 27, 2002
    10 for me. :)
     
  5. evanchester

    evanchester Jedi Youngling star 2

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    May 25, 2002
    I gave it a 9, because I thought it was just a little dry at times.
     
  6. dp4m

    dp4m Chosen One star 10

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    Nov 8, 2001
    Please remember the WHY of why you're giving it a particular rating... please do not just give numbers...
     
  7. RahrKast

    RahrKast Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Feb 25, 2003
    I simply had to give this masterwork a 10.
    It's unbelievable how much power of imagination went into this encyclopedia. And the little stories for each of the alien races really help to love all of the aliens! :cool:
     
  8. PRAC

    PRAC Jedi Youngling

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    Jul 7, 2002
    I gave it a 10. It was the first essential guide i got and i love it, particularly the little stories in each species
     
  9. Excellence

    Excellence Jedi Knight star 7

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    Jul 28, 2002
    All I know of it is the Ackbar section, the online exceprt you can access. That alone was highly informative, especially his post Crystal Star battles with a returned Daala and Pellaeon, the Super Star Destroyers!
     
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