The Fifty-Year Mission: The Next 25 Years: From the Next Generation to J. J. Abrams

  • by Edward Gross, Mark A. Altman
  • Narrated by Aaron Landon, Alex Hyde-White, David Stifel, Eric Martin, James Cronin, Jason Olazabal, John Rocha, Julie McKay, Martin Hillier
  • 34 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This is the true story behind the making of a television legend.
There have been many books written about Star Trek but never with the unprecedented access, insight, and candor of authors Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross. Having covered the franchise for over three decades, they've assembled the ultimate guide to a television classic.
The Fifty-Year Mission: The Next 25 Years: From the Next Generation to J. J. Abrams is an incisive, no-holds-barred oral history telling the story of post-Original Series Star Trek, told exclusively by the people who were there, in their own words - sharing the inside scoops they've never told before, unveiling the oftentimes shocking true story of the history of Star Trek, and chronicling the trials, tribulations, and tribbles that have remained deeply buried secrets until now.
The Fifty-Year Mission: The Next 25 Years includes the voices of hundreds television and film executives, programmers, writers, creators, and cast who span from the beloved The Next Generation and subsequent films through its spin-offs: Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise as well J. J. Abrams' reimagined film series.
The full list of narrators includes: Aaron Landon, Alex Hyde-White, David Stifel, Eric Martin, James Cronin, Jason Olazabal, John Rocha, Julie McKay, Martin Hillier, Nate Aldrich, Steve Marvel, and Susan Hanfield.

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Excellent insight

Wonderful encyclopaedic history of Trek giving some wonderful insights into what it was but crucially what it could have been under different management and guidance.
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- TimG

A Bible for Trekkies

if you love Star Trek, you will love this audio book! the reading was excellent.

it goes through all the TV shows in detail, told by the actors and folks who wrote and directed them.

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- James Welling

Book Details

  • Release Date: 30-08-2016
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio