The Star Trek Encyclopedia Revised and Expanded Edition

The Star Trek Encyclopedia  Revised and Expanded Edition
Author: Michael Okuda,Denise Okuda
Pages: 1056
ISBN: 0062371320
Available:
Release: 2016-10-18
Editor: Harper Design
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the classic show, a fully authorized revision of the popular reference companion: a two-volume encyclopedia featuring a completely new design, stunning new full-color photographs and illustrations, and 300 pages of new entries, packaged in a specially designed and shrink-wrapped deluxe slipcase. When it debuted in 1966, the Star Trek series quickly became a pop culture phenomenon, inspiring six spin-off series and thirteen films—including Star Trek Beyond, opening July 22, 2016—as well as books, comics, games, toys, and more. One of the largest franchises of all time, Star Trek’s overall box office revenue totals more than $1.93 billion to date. Since it’s initial publication twenty-five years ago, The Star Trek Encyclopedia has been the go-to source for everything related to the franchise’s canon. Packed with highly detailed information, including brief episode and film synopses, no other book has come close to offering the same wealth of insight into the Star Trek universe. Now, The Star Trek Encyclopedia has been thoroughly revised and redesigned for a new generation of fans. This updated and expanded edition includes 300 more pages, information, photographs and illustrations, and offers exhaustively researched and detailed entries on the characters, ships, and events from the last fifteen years of Star Trek television shows and films, including Star Trek: Voyager seasons 4-7, Star Trek: Enterprise seasons 1-4, and Star Trek Nemesis. It also features material detailing the recent big-screen films Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek: Into Darkness. Packaged in a stunning deluxe slipcase, this two-volume set is a must-have for every Star Trek fan’s library.

The Star Trek Encyclopedia

The Star Trek Encyclopedia
Author: Michael Okuda,Denise Okuda,Debbie Mirek
Pages: 752
ISBN: 1451646887
Available:
Release: 2011-05-17
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From 'audet IX to Zytchin III, this book covers it all. This is the ultimate reference book for all Star Trek fans! Added to this edition are 128 new pages. This addendum highlights the latest episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine®, Star Trek: Voyager® and the newest feature film, Star Trek: Insurrection™. The thousands of photos and hundreds of illustrations place the Star Trek universe at your fingertips. Planets and stars, weapons and ships, people and places are just part of the meticulous research and countless cross-reference that fill this book.

The Higher Frontier

The Higher Frontier
Author: Christopher L. Bennett
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781982133672
Available:
Release: 2020-03-10
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An all-new Star Trek movie-era adventure featuring James T. Kirk! Investigating the massacre of a telepathic minority, Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise confront a terrifying new threat: faceless, armored hunters whose extradimensional technology makes them seemingly unstoppable. Kirk must team with the powerful telepath Miranda Jones and the enigmatic Medusans to take on these merciless killers in an epic battle that will reveal the true faces of both enemy and ally!

The Star Trek the Next Generation

The Star Trek  the Next Generation
Author: Larry Nemecek
Pages: 339
ISBN: IND:30000066040019
Available:
Release: 1995
Editor: Pocket Books/Star Trek
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"On September 8, 1987 - more than twenty years after the original STAR TREK series first aired - millions of STAR TREK fans across the country sat down in front of their television sets for the debut of an all-new series of STAR TREK adventures. No expense had been spared in bringing this new show to life - original series creator Gene Roddenberry had even agreed to act as producer. Yet even the most faithful of STAR TREK fans had their doubts - could the magic of the original series be duplicated?" "The answer to that proved to be a resounding yes. Led by Captain Jean-Luc Picard (brilliantly portrayed by noted Shakespearean actor Patrick Stewart), the U.S.S. Enterprise blazed a trail of understanding across an unfamiliar galaxy. In show after show, STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION brought to vivid life a future where cooperation and mutual understanding proved the key to solving humanity's problems - and enabled galactic civilization to flourish."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Scooby Doo Encyclopedia

Scooby Doo  Encyclopedia
Author: Benjamin Bird
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781496565822
Available:
Release: 2018-10
Editor: Capstone
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Unmask the world of Scooby-Doo with the official character encyclopedia! This illustrated encyclopedia features in-depth profiles, stats, and history of Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. Gang. From detailed diagrams of the Mystery Machine to laugh-out-loud jokes to profiles of - ZOINKS! - more than 200 monsters and villains, THE SCOOBY-DOO ENCYCLOPEDIA is sure to please Scooby fans of all ages, from meddling kids to adults.

To The Stars

To The Stars
Author: George Takei
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780743434201
Available:
Release: 2015-03-10
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Best known as Mr. Sulu, helmsman of the Starship Enterprise™ and captain of the Starship Excelsior, George Takei is beloved by millions as part of the command team that has taken audiences to new vistas of adventure in Star Trek®—the unprecedented television and feature film phenomenon. From the program’s birth in the changing world of the 1960s and death at the hands of the network to its rebirth in the hearts and minds of loyal fans, the Star Trek story has blazed its own path into our recent cultural history, leading to a series of blockbuster feature films and three new versions of Star Trek for television. The Star Trek story is one of boundless hope and crushing disappointment, wrenching rivalries and incredible achievements. It is also the story of how, after nearly thirty years, the cast of characters from a unique but poorly rated television show have come to be known to millions of Americans and people around the world as family. For George Takei, the Star Trek adventure is intertwined with his personal odyssey through adversity in which four-year-old George and his family were forced by the United States government into internment camps during World War II. Star Trek means much more to George Takei than an extraordinary career that has spanned thirty years. For an American whose ideals faced such a severe test, Star Trek represents a shining embodiment of the American Dream—the promise of an optimistic future in which people from all over the world contribute to a common destiny.

The Next Generation Companion

The Next Generation Companion
Author: Larry Nemecek
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781471106798
Available:
Release: 2012-09-25
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

First published in 1992 and last revised in 1995, this is a fitting record of a show that changed the rules by which television was made. The first adventure drama series ever to run to seven seasons and more than 170 episodes, Star Trek: The Next Generation broke audience records wherever it was shown and remains the most widely viewed and consistently popular of all the Star Trek series. This new edition of the series companion has been brought bang up to date to include not only all seven years of the TV series but also all four films which have featured the Next Generation crew. In addition to Generations (1994), we now have full details of First Contact (1997), Insurrection (1998) and the very latest incarnation, Nemesis (2002). A positive feast of information, the Companion includes complete plot summaries and credits for each invidiual episode and film. There are fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpses into how each one was made, and in-depth analysis really brings The Next Generation universe to life. Illustrated throughout with more than 150 black and white photographs, this is a truly invaluable reference guide.

The Star Trek Book

The Star Trek Book
Author: Paul J. Ruditis
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781465459770
Available:
Release: 2016-06-07
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Celebrate 50 years of one of the longest running and beloved sci-fi franchises with The Star Trek Book. This comprehensive guide to the series delves into the myriad worlds and different dimensions visited by the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise. Discover the amazing science of Star Trek and how it has influenced real-world technology such as flip phones. Featuring informative and analytical text combined with exciting photography and infographics throughout, The Star Trek Book is broken down into main categories such as science and technology, Starfleet, allies and enemies, and more. Perfect for fans of the various Star Trek TV series, including The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise, The Star Trek Book details everything you need to know about 50 years of excitement and adventure on the final frontier. ® & © 2016 CBS Studios Inc. © 2016 Paramount Pictures Corporation. STAR TREK and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Finding Your Roots Season 2

Finding Your Roots  Season 2
Author: Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Pages: 440
ISBN: 9781469626192
Available:
Release: 2016-01-28
Editor: UNC Press Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Who are we, and where do we come from? The fundamental drive to answer these questions is at the heart of Finding Your Roots, the companion book to the hit PBS documentary series. As scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. clearly demonstrates, the tools of cutting-edge genomics and deep genealogical research now allow us to learn more about our roots and look further back in time than ever before. In the second season, Gates's investigation takes on the personal and genealogical histories of more than twenty luminaries, including Ken Burns, Stephen King, Derek Jeter, Governor Deval Patrick, Valerie Jarrett, and Sally Field. As Gates interlaces these moving stories of immigration, assimilation, strife, and success, he provides practical information for amateur genealogists just beginning archival research on their own families' roots and details the advances in genetic research now available to the public. The result is an illuminating exploration of who we are, how we lost track of our roots, and how we can find them again.

Star Trek Star Charts

Star Trek Star Charts
Author: Geoffrey T. Mandel,Doug Drexler
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9780743437707
Available:
Release: 2002
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A guide to the space routes and planets depicted in each of the "Star Trek" series--including "Enterprise"--includes such information as the location of the Klingon homeworld and the path followed by Captain Janeway's Voyager.

Back to the Future

Back to the Future
Author: Michael Klastorin,Randal Atamaniuk
Pages: 224
ISBN: 0062419145
Available:
Release: 2015-10-20
Editor: Harper Design
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Great Scott! Go Back to the Future with Doc Brown and Marty McFly in this visually stunning look at the creation of one of the most beloved movie trilogies of all time. Few films have made an impact on popular culture like the Back to the Future trilogy. This deluxe, officially licensed book goes behind the scenes to tell the complete story of the making of these hugely popular movies and how the adventures of Marty McFly and Doc Brown became an international phenomenon. Back to the Future: The Ultimate Visual History is a stunning journey into the creation of this beloved time-traveling saga and features hundreds of never-before-seen images from all three movies, along with rare concept art, storyboards, and other visual treasures. The book also features exclusive interviews with key cast and crew members—including Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale, Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy, and more—and tells the complete story of the production of the movies, from the initial concept to the staging of iconic scenes such as the “Enchantment Under the Sea” dance and the hoverboard sequence. The book also delves into the wider Back to the Future universe, exploring the animated television show and Back to the Future: The Ride. Written by Michael Klastorin—the production publicist on the second and third movies—with Back to the Future expert Randal Atamaniuk, this book delivers a range of surprises from the Universal Pictures archives and also includes a wealth of special removable items. Comprehensive, compelling, and definitive, Back to the Future: The Ultimate Visual History is the book that fans have been waiting for. Removable items include: Hill Valley High School Tardy Slip Back to the Future The Ride security pass Save the Clocktower leaflet Sepia photograph of Marty and Doc from Part III Marty’s note to Doc from the first film with the envelope George McFly’s book Jaws 19 movie poster George and Lorraine’s prom photo Doc’s flux capacitor sketch from the first film Doc’s note to Marty from 1885 Biff one dollar bill from Part II Blast from the Past receipt from Part II Lenticular version of the iconic McFly family photo from the first film

Ships of the Line

Ships of the Line
Author: Doug Drexler,Margaret Clark
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781476792675
Available:
Release: 2014-12-02
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In celebration of one of science fiction's most beloved franchises, an updated edition of the acclaimed Ships of the Line hardcover collection. They dared to risk it all in a skiff of reeds or leather, on a ship of wood or steel, knowing the only thing between them and certain death was their ship. To explore, to seek out what lay beyond the close and comfortable, every explorer had to embrace danger. And as they did so, what arose was a mystical bond, a passion for the ships that carried them. From the very first time humans dared to warp the fabric of space, escaping from the ashes of the third World War, they also created ships. These vessels have become the icons of mankind's desire to rise above the everyday, to seek out and make the unknown known. And these ships that travel the stellar seas have stirred the same passions as the ones that floated in the oceans. While every captain has wished that their starship could be outfitted in the same manner as the sailing ship H.M.S. Beagle—without weapons—that proved untenable. From the start, Starfleet realized that each vessel, due to the limited range of the early warp engines, must be able to stand alone against any attack. Thus arose the idea, taken from the days of wooden sailing ships, that every Starfleet vessel must stand as a ship of the line. Through the actions of their captains and crews, countless starships have taken on that role. Here we remember some of those ships and their heroic crews. In celebration of one of science fiction's most beloved franchises, this updated edition of the acclaimed Ships of the Line hardcover collection now includes dozens of additional images brought together for the first time in book format—spectacular renderings featured in the highly successful Star Trek: Ships of the Line calendar series. With text by Star Trek's own Michael Okuda, the story of each of these valiant starships now comes to life. ™, ®, & © 2014 CBS Studios, Inc. STAR TREK and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

These Are the Voyages Tos Season Two

These Are the Voyages  Tos Season Two
Author: Marc Cushman,Susan Osborn
Pages: 708
ISBN: 0989238156
Available:
Release: 2014-03-10
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A three-volume definitive history of the Star trek, with each volume featuring a different season of the original series. After more than two decades of in depth research and interviews, this extraordinary work is ready to be shared with the galaxy. "The second installment of the These Are the Voyages, TOS trilogy will take you back in time and put you into the producers' offices, the writers room, onto the soundstages, and in front of your TV sets for the fist historic broadcasts. Included are hundreds of memos between Roddenberry and his staff, production schedules, budgets, fan letters, behind-the-scenes images, and the TV ratings. Buckle your seat belts; the trek of a lifetime continues with Season Two"--Back cover.

Yesterday s Children

Yesterday s Children
Author: David Gerrold
Pages: 252
ISBN: OCLC:1036973845
Available:
Release: 1980
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Taste of Darkness

Taste of Darkness
Author: Maria V. Snyder
Pages: 462
ISBN: 9781488099700
Available:
Release: 2018-05-01
Editor: MIRA
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Dive into the compelling mystical world of the Healer series by New York Times bestselling author Maria V. Snyder. She’s fought death and won. But how can she fight her fears? Avry knows hardship and trouble. She fought the plague and survived. She took on King Tohon and defeated him. But now her heart-mate, Kerrick, is missing, and Avry fears he’s gone forever. But there’s a more immediate threat. The Skeleton King plots to claim the Fifteen Realms for his own. With armies in disarray and the dead not staying down, Avry’s healing powers are needed now more than ever. Torn between love and loyalty, Avry must choose her path carefully. For the future of her world depends on her decision… Originally published in 2014

The Starfleet Reference Library Stellar Cartography Deluxe Hc

The Starfleet Reference Library  Stellar Cartography Deluxe Hc
Author: Larry Nemecek,Various
Pages: 48
ISBN: 1477805974
Available:
Release: 2013-12-03
Editor: 47North
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The Starfleet Reference Library: Stellar Cartography collects together ten original, never-before-seen large-format maps of the Star Trek universe. Pulled from the cartography archives of Starfleet Academy, these beautifully reproduced maps provide a rare opportunity to view the expanse of Federation space (and beyond) through the multiple lenses of the Galaxy's key players. The maps include an ancient Vulcan map, a Klingon Empire map from the pre-Organian Peace Treaty era (in the native Klingon), an official Romulan government map of the Empire, a native Cardassian Union map from the Bajor occupation, along with Federation maps from the modern era. Housed in a handsome clamshell case and paired with a fully-illustrated reference book providing detailed information on planets, systems, and topography, this exclusive collection showcases the Star Trek universe like never before. Product Features: A tri-fold clamshell case 48-page 8” x 10” hardcover book Ten 24” x 36” removable maps

Star Trek The Next Generation 365

Star Trek  The Next Generation 365
Author: Terry J. Erdmann,Paula M. Block
Pages: 744
ISBN: 9781613124000
Available:
Release: 2012-11-16
Editor: ABRAMS
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A complete episode-by-episode exploration of the hit TV series—with rarely seen photos and illustrations. With the launch of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Gene Roddenberry somehow managed to recapture lightning in a bottle. This new incarnation of Star Trek was an instant hit, and its popularity inspired four films and three spin-off television series. A must-have for fans, Star Trek: The Next Generation 365 provides a fresh, accessible overview of the entire series, including an authorized guide to all 178 episodes. Featuring classic and rarely seen photography and illustrations, this visual celebration of the voyages of Captain Picard, his crew, and the Enterprise-D offers a loving look back at the Emmy and Hugo Award–winning series.

The Return

The Return
Author: William Shatner,Judith Reeves-Stevens,Garfield Reeves-Stevens
Pages: 371
ISBN: 067152609X
Available:
Release: 1997
Editor: Pocket Books/Star Trek
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Journeying to the gravesite of James Kirk, a mourning Spock is alarmed when he learns that the Borg have brought Kirk back to life for the purpose of hunting down and killing Jean-Luc Picard. Reprint.

Star Trek Omnipedia

Star Trek Omnipedia
Author: Simon & Schuster
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0671528890
Available:
Release: 1995-08-01
Editor: Simon & Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The ultimate Star Trek resource is based on the Star Trek Encyclopedia and contains thousands of entries. True-to-life 3D renderings, video, animation, blueprints, technical diagrams and color photos are used to illustrate and demonstrate a cornucopia of Star Trek facts, trivia and memorabilia. An amazing voice recognition technology allows you to access the entire database using spoken commands. System Requirements: Windows 3.1 or higher; multimedia PC using 386/33MHz or better; 4MB RAM (8MB required for QuickTime VR); SVGA card with 256 colors; color SVGA monitor; MPC compliant sound card and mouse; double-speed CD-ROM drive.

Star Trek the Visual Dictionary

Star Trek the Visual Dictionary
Author: Kindersley Dorling,Paul Ruditis
Pages: 94
ISBN: 1409323412
Available:
Release: 2013
Editor: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Covers all five live-action television series, with full coverage of favourite characters such as Spock, Bones, Scotty and Uhura, as well as full-colour pictures of the ships. This is a guide to "Star Trek" for any Trekkie.