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Solo : a Star wars story

Author: Mur Lafferty
Publisher: New York : Del Rey, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First edition.; Expanded editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Star Wars fiction
Science fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Han Solo, (Fictitious character); Han Solo, (Fictitious character); Han Solo, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mur Lafferty
ISBN: 9780525619390 0525619399
OCLC Number: 1049155025
Description: 282 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, color portraits ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Solo: a star wars story (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Mur Lafferty.

Abstract:

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 off-world 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.
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