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Solo: A Star Wars Story (Expanded edition)
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Mur Lafferty
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Solo: A Star Wars Story (Expanded edition)

Mur Lafferty


9780525619390

Del Rey


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352 pages

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Don't miss the exclusive content in this thrilling adaptation of Solo: A Star Wars Story, with scenes from alternate versions of the script including Han Solo's time in the Imperial Navy, Qi'ra's past, the beginnings of the rebellion, and more! Though Han Solo has thrilled Star Wars fans for decades, the notorious wisecracking scoundrel was chasing adventure and dodging trouble long before he walked into the cantina at Mos Eisley spaceport.

Young Han dreams of someday soaring into space at the helm of his own starship and leaving his home, the gritty industrial planet Corellia, far behind. But as long as he's trapped in a life of poverty and crime--and under the thumb of the sinister Lady Proxima and her brutal street gang--reaching the distant stars seems impossible. When Han tries to escape with his girlfriend and partner-in-crime, Qi'ra, he makes it out--but she doesn't. Desperate for a way to find his own offworld vessel and free her, Han enlists in the Imperial Navy--the last place for a rebellious loner who doesn't play well with others.

When the Empire clips his wings, Han goes rogue and plunges into the shady world of smugglers, gamblers, and con artists. There he meets the charming and cunning high roller Lando Calrissian, makes an unlikely friend in a cantankerous Wookiee called Chewbacca, and first lays eyes on the Millennium Falcon. To snag his piece of the outlaw pie, Han joins a crew of pirates to pull off a risky heist. The stakes are high, the danger is great, and the odds are slim. But never tell Han Solo the odds.

Praise for Solo: A Star Wars Story Mur Lafferty has given us the best adaptation of a Star Wars film yet. --Star Wars News Net If you liked the movie but were left wanting more, this novel has exactly what you need. --CNET A fun adventure tale within the larger Star Wars franchise that goes beyond the run-of-the-mill novelization treatment to explore a new bit of the world that we haven't yet seen. --The Verge

By:   Mur Lafferty
Imprint:   Del Rey
Dimensions:   Height: 236mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 30mm
Weight:   522g
ISBN:   9780525619390
ISBN 10:   0525619399
Series:   Star Wars
Pages:   352
Publication Date:   September 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Mur Lafferty is an award-winning author and Hall of Fame podcaster. She's the author of the Nebula- and Hugo-nominated finalist Six Wakes, The Shambling Guides series, and host of the popular Ditch Diggers and I Should Be Writing podcasts. She also co-edits the Hugo-nominated podcast magazine Escape Pod. She lives in Durham, North Carolina, with her husband, daughter, and two dogs, where she runs, plays computer and board games, and bakes bread.


Mur Lafferty has given us the best adaptation of a Star Wars film yet. --Star Wars News Net If you liked the movie but were left wanting more, this novel has exactly what you need. --CNET A fun adventure tale within the larger Star Wars franchise that goes beyond the run-of-the-mill novelization treatment to explore a new bit of the world that we haven't yet seen. --The Verge

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