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Star Wars: Tales from Jabba's Palace (original 1996; edition 1996)

by Kevin J. Anderson (Editor), Stephen Youll (Cover artist), Kevin J. Anderson (Editor), Barbara Hambly (Contributor), Esther M. Friesnedr (Contributor)18 more, Kathy Tyers (Contributor), Marina Fitch (Contributor), Mark Budz (Contributor), Timothy Zahn (Contributor), William F. Wu (Contributor), Kenneth C. Flint (Contributor), Deborah Wheeler (Contributor), John Gregory Betancourt (Contributor), M. Shayne Bell (Contributor), George Alec Effinger (Contributor), Judith Reeves-Stephens (Contributor), Garfield Reeves-Stephens (Contributor), Dave Wolverton (Contributor), Daryl F. Mallett (Contributor), Jennifer Roberson (Contributor), Dan'l Danehey-Oakes (Contributor), J. D. Montgomery (Contributor), A. C. Crispin (Contributor)

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Title:Star Wars: Tales from Jabba's Palace
Authors:Kevin J. Anderson
Other authors:Stephen Youll (Cover artist), Kevin J. Anderson (Editor), Barbara Hambly (Contributor), Esther M. Friesnedr (Contributor), Kathy Tyers (Contributor)17 more, Marina Fitch (Contributor), Mark Budz (Contributor), Timothy Zahn (Contributor), William F. Wu (Contributor), Kenneth C. Flint (Contributor), Deborah Wheeler (Contributor), John Gregory Betancourt (Contributor), M. Shayne Bell (Contributor), George Alec Effinger (Contributor), Judith Reeves-Stephens (Contributor), Garfield Reeves-Stephens (Contributor), Dave Wolverton (Contributor), Daryl F. Mallett (Contributor), Jennifer Roberson (Contributor), Dan'l Danehey-Oakes (Contributor), J. D. Montgomery (Contributor), A. C. Crispin (Contributor)
Info:Bantam Books (1996), Paperback, 464 pages
Collections:Your library
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Tags:star wars, tatooine, crime lord jabba, jabba the hutt, anthology, short stories

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A collection of 19 tales set in the lair of the Star Wars galaxy's most notorious and dangerous criminal, Jabba the Hutt. This book contains stories by Kevin Anderson, M. Shayne Bell, John Gregory Betancourt, Kenneth C. Flint, Ester Friesner and Barbara Hambly amongst others. SOFT
  JRCornell | Jan 29, 2019 |
Awesome McPossum!

This collection was pretty cool. B'omarr monks, that enough made this collection cool. I enjoyed [b:Tales of the Bounty Hunters|131776|Tales of the Bounty Hunters|Kevin J. Anderson|http://photo.goodreads.com/books/1320438026s/131776.jpg|2599174] a little bit more, as this really revolved directly around the Sarlac feeding and what leads up to it, which means many of the stories have some real overlap.

Boba vs Sarlacc. It was kind of a weirdly written story. ( )
  BookstoogeLT | Dec 10, 2016 |
Solid book, but some of the stories are not as good as others. The book mainly suffers from the fact it features stories about characters I just don't care about. But it is very readable and the story featuring Boba Fett is good. ( )
  TheBishop34 | May 31, 2016 |
Star Wars Tales From Jabba's Palace is a great compilation of short stories from various authors. Kevin J. Anderson edits this book and does a good job of it. The stories take place at various times ranging from when life in the palace was normal to the time Luke Skywalker and his friends turned the place into an uproar. There are really good back stories for characters that are unmissable in Jabba's court and for those whom you see on screen in Star Wars VI for barley a moment. An altogether fun and entertaining novel that's pretty easy to read, thanks to it's being broken into nineteen stories. ( )
  Revan97 | Aug 29, 2014 |
Good ole ROTJ revisited, well written and fun to dig into the backstories of some if the characters in the SW universe. Faves: the Weequay's divine magic 8-ball; the Ugly One finding love; Bobba Fett. ( )
  eenerd | Jul 30, 2014 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Anderson, Kevin J.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Anderson, Kevin J.Contributormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Bell, M. ShayneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Betancourt, John GregoryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Budz, MarkContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Crispin, A. C.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Danehey-Oakes, Dan'lContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Effinger, George AlecContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fitch, MarinaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Flint, Kenneth C.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Friesner, Esther M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hambly, BarbaraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mallett, Daryl F.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Montgomery, J. D.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Reeves-Stevens, GarfieldContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Reeves-Stevens, JudithContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roberson, JenniferContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tyers, KathyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wheeler, DeborahContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wolverton, DaveContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wu, William F.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Zahn, TimothyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Youll, StephenCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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"If I told you half the things I've heard about this Jabba the Hutt, you'd probably short-circuit!"
—See-Threepio to Artoo-Detoo
Dedication
To SUE ROSTONI

who has been more helpful than any of Jabba's minions could ever have been, offering suggestions, troubleshooting obstacles, and navigating me through a forest of details that would have given even a Hutt a headache!
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0553568159, Mass Market Paperback)

One of the more prolific--and proficient--Star Wars authors, Kevin J. Anderson, edits and contributes to this anthology of ... well, tales from Jabba's palace. Each of the 19 short tales focuses on a different personality, from the rancor keeper to Salacious Crumb, putting faces and facts on the internecine intrigue swirling around everyone's favorite Huttese crime lord. (As it turns out, you can find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy than Mos Eisley.) Find out how Bib Fortuna hoped to overthrow Jabba, or hear the philosophical ramblings of a not-so-bright teenage skiff guard. Or, perhaps best, learn how Boba Fett escaped the Sarlacc in the Great Pit of Carkoon. Style, mood, and quality vary by author, but these Tales are mostly funny and mostly well done, including those by Anderson, Star Trek author A.C. Crispin, Nebula-winner George Alec Effinger, and Hugo-winner Timothy Zahn. --Paul Hughes

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:57:41 -0400)

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A collection of short stories takes place in the palace of the infamous Jabba the Hutt and includes the works of such authors as Kevin J. Anderson, A.C. Crispin, Barbara Hambly, Jennifer Roberson, and Timothy Zahn.

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