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Goldman, William 1931-

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The princess bride : S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure : the "good parts" version abridged by William Goldman( Book )

156 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 5,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of true love and high adventure, pirates, princesses, giants, miracles, fencing, and a frightening assortment of wild beasts
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

72 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest
All the President's Men by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

111 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of how Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovered the White House involvement in the Watergate break in
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by George Roy Hill( Visual )

94 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sundance Kid is the frontier's fastest gun. His partner, Butch Cassidy is always dreaming up new ways to get rich fast. If only they could blow open a baggage car without also blowing up the money-filled safe inside. So Butch and Sundance pack their guns, put on new duds, and, with Sundance's girlfriend, head down to Bolivia
Marathon man by William Goldman( Book )

86 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom "Babe" Levy is a runner in every sense: racing tirelessly toward his goals of athletic and academic excellence--and endlessly away from the specter of his famous father's scandal-driven suicide. But an unexpected visit from his beloved older brother will set in motion a chain of events that plunge Babe into a vortex of terror, treachery, and murder--and force him into a race for his life ... and for the answer to the fateful question, "Is it safe?"--Publisher
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

81 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gedramatiseerd relaas van de (mislukte) geallieerde aanval op de door de Duitsers bezette bruggen in Arnhem, herfst 1944
Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

83 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Sheldon can hardly remember the fierce blizzard that sent his car skidding off the road into an almost fatal car crash, or being nursed from unconsciousness. All he can remember is waking up - to the worst nightmare of his life
Brothers by William Goldman( Book )

30 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to: Marathon man. Altered beyond recognition, a man thought by the world to be dead, is summoned into service again in the ultrasecret Division. His mission is to stop a World War
Maverick by Richard Donner( Visual )

44 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome gambler, a charming lady scam artist, and a lawman all head for a poker tournament held on a river boat with a $500,000 pot for the winner
Tinsel : a novel by William Goldman( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of Hollywood's best-kept secrets
Magic : a novel by William Goldman( Book )

36 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corky, a famous and brilliantly skilled magician has something to hide. It is in his attempt to keep his secret from the public that leads into "psycho country."
Hearts in Atlantis by Scott Hicks( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a mid-aged man's friend dies, Bobby takes a look back at his childhood memories ... When mysterious out-of-towner, Ted, moves into the boarding house that 11-year-old Bobby shares with his self-involved mother, Bobby jumps at the chance to befriend an adult who talks to him straightforwardly. Ted enlists Bobby to read him the newspaper daily--and to keep an eye out for the "low men" bent on capturing Ted, who possesses a strange mind-reading power
Dreamcatcher evil slips through by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreamcatcher: Friends on a camping trip discover that the town they're vacationing in, is being plagued in an unusual fashion by parasitic aliens from outer space. Dolores Claiborne: A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid
The General's Daughter by Simon West( Visual )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El investigador militar Paul Brenner (John Travolta) participa en un encubrimiento cuando los oficiales del Fuerte MacCallum intentan esconder el motivo detrás del asesinato de una bella oficial femenina, hija de un comandante respetado
Marathon Man by Dustin Hoffman( Visual )

45 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hoffman plays the likeable Columbia graduate student and marathon runner of the title, unwittingly trapped in a terrifying drama revolving around a murderous Nazi fugitive"--Container
Control by William Goldman( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Spanish and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories of three people whose lives suffer from loss of mental control
Heat by William Goldman( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las Vegas security man Nick Escalante, an ex-Marine, chances on to a bizarre kidnapping threat and races into a night-time world of false identities, vicious grievances, and gruesome encounters
The color of light by William Goldman( Book )

16 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story is about a young man Charles 'Chub' Fuller who writes a great novel about the woman of his dreams and the horrors of his childhood. Charles later suffers from writers block and is unable to write and ends up being a taxi driver and later a researcher
The season : a candid look at Broadway by William Goldman( Book )

18 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book attempts to explain why Broadway is what it is. The author takes each production of one year and relates it to some aspect of the over-all Broadway scene including directors, stars, playwrights, reviewers, audiences, tryout tours, scalpers, and backers
The Stepford wives by Bryan Forbes( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and German and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the New England town of Stepford, the women dedicate themselves to housework, cleaning, doing laundry and preparing gourmet meals for their husbands. Their homes are well maintained as are the lawns. It's all a well-kept secret until Joanna moves to town and discovers the truth behind these Stepford wives
 
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All the President's Men
Alternative Names

controlled identityLongbaugh, Harry, 1931-

controlled identityMorgenstern, S., 1931-

Goldman, William W.

Goldman William W. 1931-....

Longbaugh, Harry

Longbaugh, Harry 1931-

Morgenstern, S

Morgenstern S. 1931-....

Morgenstern, Simon 1931-

William Goldman Amerikaans schrijver

William Goldman escritor, articulista, novelista y guionista estadounidense

William Goldman romancier, scénariste et dramaturge américain

William Goldman scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

William Goldman US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller

Уильям Голдман

Уилям Голдман

גולדמן, וילים, 1931-

ויליאם גולדמן

ویلیام گولدمن

უილიამ გოლდმენი

골드먼, 윌리엄 1931-

윌리엄 골드먼

ウィリアム・ゴールドマン

ゴールドマン, ウィリアム

威廉·戈德曼

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All the President's MenButch Cassidy and the Sundance KidMarathon manA bridge too farMagic : a novelThe General's DaughterControlThe season : a candid look at BroadwayThe Stepford wives