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Gene Roddenberry: The Myth and the Man Behind Star Trek

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Author(s): Joel Engle; foreword by D.C. Fontana
Publisher: Hyperion Books [1]; Virgin Books [2]
Published: June 1994 (hardcovers)
June 1995 (paperbacks)
Pages: 283 (hardcover) [1]
288 (hardcover) [2]
304 (trade paperback) [1]
336 (paperback) [2]
Reference(s): ISBN 0786860049 (hardcover) [1]
ISBN 1852274395 (hardcover) [2]
ISBN 0786880880 (trade paperback) [1]
ISBN 0863698794 (paperback) [2]


A no-holds-barred look at the complex and driven visionary who created Star Trek gives a backstage portrait based on inside sources that reveals the whole man, alcoholic, self-promoting, womanizing, yet intensely creative.
Millions of fans have made bestsellers of the new books and box-office hits of the movies based on the beloved Star Trek TV series. Now, for the first time, here's a candid, authoritative, behind-the-scenes portrait of the show's brilliant and troubled creator, Gene Roddenberry.

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