George Lucas by Charles J. Shields
(Camera) (Behind the Camera)

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This exciting series gives the reader a behind-the-scenes look at the world of movies. Each title focuses on one famous director, giving insights into his or her life, history, and vision for the future. Find out what happened on the set of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, and discover how James Cameron directed a cast of hundreds on the set of Titanic! Once planning to be a professional race car driver, an accident ended that dream for this director of the Star Wars movies.

About Charles J. Shields

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A former English teacher who taught Harper Lee's novel for years, Charles J. Shields has a BA in English and an MA in American history from the University of Illinois, where he was a James Scholar. The author of many widely praised books for young people, he spent four years researching "Mockingbird" in Alabama, New York, and Kansas, speaking to hundreds of Lee's neighbors, friends, classmates, and culling facts from the archives of Truman Capote and other collections, as well as papers from the Monroe County (Alabama) courthouse and historical museum. He lives in central Virginia with his wife.
Published January 1, 2002 by Chelsea House Publications. 112 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books.

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