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Avatar : a confidential report on the biological and social history of Pandora

Author: Maria Wilhelm; Dirk Mathison; James Cameron
Publisher: New York : Itbooks, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2009]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A stunning, full-colour companion featuring a comprehensive look at the fictional world created for the film, including flora, fauna, planets, and more.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction films
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Wilhelm; Dirk Mathison; James Cameron
ISBN: 9780061896750 0061896756 9780007342440 0007342446
OCLC Number: 470876655
Notes: Companion to the 2009 science fiction movie, Avatar. "This report details Pandora's alien ecosystem; its mining mother lode and topography; its flora and fauna; and the culture, language, and physiology of the native population, the aggressive hunter-gatherer race called the Na'vi. ... Also included in this manual are highly confidential and detailed descriptions of RDA [the "enemy"--The Resources Development Administration] technology and weapons systems deployed to suppress the indigenous hostiles and defend employees agingst the dangerous Pandoran environment"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xvii, 203 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Pandora: a survival handbook --
Warning! --
Astronomy and geology --
Na'vi physiology and culture --
Fauna of Pandora --
Flora of Pandora --
Human technology on Pandora --
RDA weapons guide --
RDA documents --
Glossary --
Na'vi-English dictionary.
Other Titles: James Cameron's Avatar : an activist survival guide
Responsibility: Maria Wilhelm & Dirk Mathison.

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