George Lucas, Alan Dean Foster

Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker

1976-11-12

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Author
George Lucas
Alan Dean Foster
Date
1976-11-12 First published
Publication Location USA
Genre
Language English
Notes Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker is the original title of the novelization of the 1977 film Star Wars. Ghostwritten by Alan Dean Foster, but credited to George Lucas, it was first published on November 12, 1976, by Ballantine Books. In later years, it was republished under the title Star Wars: A New Hope to reflect the retroactive addition of a subtitle to the film in 1981.
From the start there were rumors that a ghostwriter wrote the novel, in the preface to the 1995 reissue Lucas explained the background and revealed Foster's identity.

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