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My Best Friend Is a Wookiee: One Boy's Journey to Find His Place in the Galaxy (Hardcover)

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    In a galaxy far, far away a geek was born.

    So begins the real-life hero's journey of Jedi Knight wannabe Tony Pacitti. In this hilarious coming-of-age memoir, Tony shows how Star Wars has served as a source of comfort, guidance, and wisdom in his life. From the first thunderous boom of John William's score, seven-year-old Tony takes on Star Wars as his moral compass, his mentor, even his psychologist. Like his hero Luke Skywalker, Tony must then overcome Stormtrooper bullies, Lando turncoats, and Emperor Palpatine authority figures and embrace his own geekiness to grow into a man worthy of riding shotgun with Chewie.

    With the sense of humor of Han Solo, the willpower of Luke Skywalker, and the wisdom of a (much younger) Yoda, Pacitti uses the Force to follow his heart, overcome obstacles, and live a life worthy of a Jedi knight, endearing Star Wars fans everywhere in the process.

    About the Author

    Tony Pacitti has written for as a features writer and video game reviewer and has had his short science fiction published at He has been the writer for the online comics RoboPlanet and The Silencer at Pandemonium Comics.
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9781440505836
    Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
    Publication Date: September 1st, 2010
    Pages: 256