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Epcot: The First Thirty Years (Color Version): An Unofficial Retrospective Paperback – September 13, 2012
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My main issues:
- Hardly any work was done formatting it for the Kindle. Instead of matching the captions to the pictures, the author just decided to throw all of the pictures at the end with no context or discussion. But the author did not change the text to reflect this. So we have short, broken up passages that discuss specific images and scenes with no context at all.
- Major sections of rides are barely discussed. In addition, the history of the rides (what I really came for) - their building, design teams behind them, early concepts, etc. - stuff usually in retrospectives and histories was almost completely missing. What exists can pretty much be summed up as "Hey remember this? Here are a few things the ride did. It was around for this time period before it changed. Here are a few pics."
Granted my expectations may have been too high. this is "unauthorized". but I expected at least a minimum amount of work put into this. Save your money, just look online on wikipedia and online photo galleries. you probably won't find any better info in this book.
It recognizes the work of gathering images and love the author has for EPCOT.
There's something I can not pass, on one of the pages Walt Disney is quoted with the following statement: If you can dream it, you can do it ... he never said this quote, was Tom Fitzgerald, sorry, but I could not pass this error.
The bad-It looks like it was just thrown together. The layout is VERY basic and no design went into creating it.
(I may be a little bias because I am a graphic designer by trade though)
I would still recommend this book to anyone who is into Disney's/EPCOT's history.
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This book tells the history of each ride/attraction, which is a nice touch.Read more