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Goldman, William 1931-2018

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Most widely held works by William Goldman
The princess bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

128 editions published between 1987 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 4,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. The story is one that has been passed down through the years from father to son for generations. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive. The story is a classic tale of love and adventure as the beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the odious Prince Humperdinck, and Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. On the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a huge, super strong giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest. They meet a few bad guys along the way to rescue Buttercup
The princess bride: S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure. The "good parts" version, abridged by William Goldman( Book )

120 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and German and held by 4,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the timeless love story between a farm boy named Westley and the beautiful Princess Buttercup
All the President's Men by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

99 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the investigation of the Watergate break-in by two Washington Post reporters that drove a U.S. president from office
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by George Roy Hill( Visual )

99 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blends adventure, romance and comedy to tell the story of the West's most likeable outlaws, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, as they set out for Bolivia with the law on their heels
Marathon man by William Goldman( Book )

103 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,940 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
Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

118 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an almost fatal car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon finds himself being nursed by a deranged fan who holds him captive
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

68 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An epic retelling of World War II's most tragic blunder, A bridge too far meticulously depicts the ambitious plan which resulted in more Allied casualties than the entire Normandy landing."--Container
The princess bride : S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure : the "good parts" version abridged by William Goldman( Book )

30 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Westley, a farm boy, goes off to seek his fortune shortly after declaring his love for Buttercup, the most beautiful woman in the world, but their relationship is put to the test when his ship is captured by pirates and she is summoned to become the bride of the prince
Maverick by Richard Donner( Visual )

50 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a handsome gambler, a charming lady scam artist and a lawman, all headed for a poker tournament held on a river boat with a $500,000 pot for the winner
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,233 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
Brothers by William Goldman( Book )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,158 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
Marathon Man by John Schlesinger( Visual )

62 editions published between 1976 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 1,153 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
Magic : a novel by William Goldman( Book )

39 editions published between 1976 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,151 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."
The General's daughter by Simon West( Visual )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There's the right way, the wrong way and the Army way. But there's no way military investigator Paul Brenner is going to participate in a cover-up when Fort MacCallum officials try to hide the motive behind the murder of a beautiful female officer."--Container notes
Hearts in Atlantis by Scott Hicks( Visual )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,117 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
Tinsel : a novel by William Goldman( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of Hollywood's best-kept secrets
The Stepford wives by Bryan Forbes( Visual )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joanna reluctantly moves with her husband and children from New York City to the suburban community of Stepford, Connecticut. But when life in Stepford begins to seem too perfect, Joanna and her new friend Bobby investigate a mysterious conspiracy among the town's husbands
Dreamcatcher by Stephen King( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four friends with an unusual power become stranded in a blizzard and are confronted by a deadly alien force. As they try to stop this unparalleled horror, the fate of the world is in their hands
Control by William Goldman( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories of three people whose lives suffer from loss of mental control
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

45 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin's entire life is covered in the biographical film. From his upbringings in the slums of England to his Honorary Oscar in 1972
 
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controlled identityLongbaugh, Harry, 1931-2018

controlled identityMorgenstern, S., 1931-2018

Goldman, William

Goldman, William, 1931-

Goldman, William W.

Goldman, William W. 1931-...

Goldman, William W., 1931-2018

Longbaugh, Harry

Longbaugh, Harry, 1931-

Longbaugh, Harry 1931-2018

Morgenstern, S.

Morgenstern, S., 1931-

Morgenstern, S. 1931-2018

Morgenstern, Simon 1931-2018

William Goldman

William Goldman 1931-2018

William Goldman American novelist, screenwriter and playwright

William Goldman americký spisovatel a scenárista

William Goldman Amerikaans schrijver

William Goldman amerikai író, forgatókönyvíró

William Goldman amerikaneschen Dréibuchauteur a Schrëftsteller

William Goldman amerikansk romanförfattare, manusförfattare, och dramatiker

William Goldman amerykański pisarz, dramaturg i scenarzysta

William Goldman escritor, articulista, novelista y guionista estadounidense

William Goldman novelë

William Goldman romancier, scénariste et dramaturge américain

William Goldman romancista, roteirista e dramaturgo americano

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Голдэм У.

Лонгбо Г. 1931-

Уильям Голдман

Уилям Голдман

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גולדמן, וילים, 1931-2018

ויליאם גולדמן

وليام جولدمان

وليام غولدمان كاتب وروائي أمريكي

ویلیام قلدمن

ویلیام گولدمن

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골드맨, 윌리암 1931-2018

골드먼, 윌리엄 1931-2018

윌리암 골드맨 1931-2018

윌리엄 골드먼

윌리엄 골드먼 1931-2018

ウィリアム・ゴールドマン アメリカ合衆国の小説家、脚本家

ゴールドマン, ウィリアム

威廉·戈德曼

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