George Lucas is a household name and pretty much everyone has seen his genius in action. From the conception of Star Wars to Indiana Jones, Lucas managed to change the world of cinematography forever. Now, you can read about his inspirational life in his biography, George Lucas: A Life.
Written by New York Times bestseller Brian Jay Jones, George Lucas: A Life, tells the story of one of the most iconic movie makers of all time.
On May 25th 1977, The Star Wars was released in only 32 American cinemas. It was a budget-strained independent film that quickly gained momentum and soon had block long lines. Before anyone could wipe their eyes out, it had become a global franchise. To think that it was conceived, written and directed by an amateur filmmaker – George Lucas.
Now, for the first time, you can read about the life and tribulations of the man that came up with all the Star Wars characters. He even went so far as to create Indiana Jones. Also, how this one man changed the way that movies were made, marketed and merchandised.
This biography gives us glimpses into how one man, with a passion, can actually change the world.
“George Lucas is a terrific book! Brian Jay Jones has pulled off the rare trick of writing a biography that appeals to both hard-core fans and casual readers. It is filled with fascinating details, backed up by deep and dogged research, woven into a breezy, fast-paced story that effortlessly pulls the reader into Lucas’s world. Future film buffs and historians will look back on George Lucas as a landmark achievement.”―Debby Applegate, Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher
George Lucas: A Life will be released on December the 6th, but it is available for preorder.
Get it from Amazon here.
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