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    • George Lucas

    • A Life
    • By: Brian Jay Jones
    • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
    • Length: 18 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 382
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 348
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 348

    On May 25, 1977, a problem-plagued, budget-straining, independent science-fiction film opened in a mere 32 American movie theatres. Conceived, written, and directed by a little-known filmmaker named George Lucas, Star Wars reinvented the cinematic landscape, ushering in a new way for movies to be made, marketed, and merchandised. Simply put, George Lucas is one of the most influential filmmakers of the past 50 years.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Must for Film and Star Wars Fans

    • By Thomas F Mulligan Jr on 12-15-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Jim Henson

    • The Biography
    • By: Brian Jay Jones
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 21 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 762

    For the first time ever - a comprehensive biography of one of the 20th century’s most innovative creative artists: the incomparable, irreplaceable Jim Henson He was a gentle dreamer whose genial bearded visage was recognized around the world, but most people got to know him only through the iconic characters born of his fertile imagination: Kermit the Frog, Bert and Ernie, Miss Piggy, Big Bird. The Muppets made Jim Henson a household name, but they were just part of his remarkable story.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dramatically complete

    • By T on 10-01-13

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Becoming Dr. Seuss

    • Theodor Geisel and the Making of an American Imagination
    • By: Brian Jay Jones
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 18 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    The definitive, fascinating, all-reaching biography of Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss is a classic American icon. Whimsical and wonderful, his work has defined our childhoods and the childhoods of our own children. The silly, simple rhymes are a bottomless well of magic, his illustrations timeless favorites because, quite simply, he makes us laugh. The Grinch, the Cat in the Hat, Horton, and so many more are his troupe of beloved and uniquely Seussian creations.  

    Regular price: $38.50