Monday, March 27, 2017
To The Stars by George Takei - Book Report #175
Still, I enjoyed this version. Who wouldn't? I had the deep, rich voice of George himself in my ears for three hours.
This abridgment, not surprisingly, spent most of its time describing the Star Trek days in Takei's life.
What I personally found more compelling were his early days and the struggle he had to elevate his character, Hikaru Sulu. It was frustrating to hear how many times Sulu came close to being promoted only to have it edited out due to on-set politics.
This was a terrific insight for any fan of the original series. But if you are more interested in the man himself, I would suggest seeking out the dead-tree version of the book.
You can find his website here - http://georgetakei.com/