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Boarding the Enterprise : transporters, tribbles, and the Vulcan death grip in Gene Roddenberry's Star trek

Author: David Gerrold; Robert J Sawyer
Publisher: Dallas, Tex. : BenBella Books : Distributed by Independent Publishers Group, ©2006.
Series: Smart pop series.
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Trekkies and Trekkers alike will get starry-eyed over this eclectic mix of essays on the groundbreaking original Star Trek series. Star Trek writers D.C. Fontana and David Gerrold, science fiction authors such as Howard Weinstein, and various academics share behind-the-scenes anecdotes, discuss the show's enduring appeal and influence, and examine some of the classic features of the show, including Spock's  Read more...
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Boarding the Enterprise.
Dallas, Tex. : BenBella Books : Distributed by Independent Publishers Group, ©2006
(DLC) 2006012225
(OCoLC)66527183
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Gerrold; Robert J Sawyer
ISBN: 9781942952169 1942952163
OCLC Number: 607752289
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (215 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Welcome Aboard the Enterprise; Foreword: The Trouble With Trek; Star Trek in the Real World; I Rememer Star Trek ... ; All Our Tomorrows: The Shared Universe of Star Trek; The Prime Question; We Find the One Quite Adequate: Religious Attitudes in Star Trek; Who Am I? Personal Identity in the Original Star Trek; What Have You Done With Spock's Brain?!?; Lost Secrets of Pre-War Human Technology: Seat Belts, Circuit Breakers and Memory Allocation; Exaggerate With Extreme Prejudice; To Boldly Teach What No One Has Taught Before; Who Killed the Space Race? Alexander for the Modern Age: How Star Trek's Female Fans Reinvented Romance and Heroic MythHow Star Trek Liberated Television; Being Better; Appendix: Episode Reference; Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Smart pop series.
Responsibility: edited by David Gerrold and Robert J. Sawyer, with Leah Wilson.
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This eclectic mix of essays on "Star Trek," the groundbreaking original series created by Gene Roddenberry, offers behind-the-scenes anecdotes, discussions on the show's enduring appeal and  Read more...

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