My Best Friend is a Wookiee: One Boy's Journey to Find His Place in the Galaxy

By Tony Pacitti

In a galaxy some distance, far-off a geek was once born.

So starts off the real-life hero's trip of Jedi Knight wannabe Tony Pacitti. during this hilarious coming-of-age memoir, Tony exhibits how Star Wars has served as a resource of convenience, tips, and knowledge in his lifestyles. From the 1st thunderous growth of John William's rating, seven-year-old Tony takes on Star Wars as his ethical compass, his mentor, even his psychologist. Like his hero Luke Skywalker, Tony needs to then triumph over Stormtrooper bullies, Lando turncoats, and Emperor Palpatine authority figures and embody his personal geekiness to develop right into a guy valuable of using shotgun with Chewie.

With the humorousness of Han Solo, the determination of Luke Skywalker, and the knowledge of a (much more youthful) Yoda, Pacitti makes use of the strength to stick with his center, conquer stumbling blocks, and stay a lifestyles worthwhile of a Jedi knight, endearing Star Wars fanatics all over the process!

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My editors, Matt Glazer and Jennifer Hornsby, for reigning in my incessant fanboy ramblings. Craig Seymour for being this kind of supportive good friend and mentor from the earliest days of what could turn into this e-book. Brian, Dan H. , and wealthy for facilitating game, booze, and Magic: the Gathering-related distractions. Thea for being my Sunday evening scale back. Amanda for locating the “Rectum of Doom. ” Sara and Karen of Mortified Boston for pondering it’d be a good suggestion to enable me examine Hitler’s ghost onstage. Sondra for supporting me with my insurgent flight go well with. Kendall, Allison, and Marlaina for suggestions early on. My coworkers at Pastiche tremendous cakes for placing up with my poop jokes, widespread undesirable days, and sloppy plate designs. Scott and Laura for pointing me within the correct course. And to all of the acquaintances who didn’t get pointed out: don’t imagine for a second that our adventures jointly haven’t intended the realm to me. finally, i need to thank George Lucas. His creations have, and constantly should be, my safety blanket.

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