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Goldman, William 1931-2018

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

135 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and German and held by 5,357 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 )

98 editions published between 1987 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 4,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kindly grandfather sits down with his ill grandson and reads him a story. The story is one that has been passed down from father to son for generations. A classic tale of love and adventure as the beautiful Buttercup, engaged to the odious Prince Humperdinck, is kidnapped and held against her will in order to start a war. It is up to Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) to save her. On the way he meets a thief and his hired helpers, an accomplished swordsman and a huge, super strong giant, both of whom become Westley's companions in his quest
All the President's Men by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

98 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,945 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 )

92 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,357 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 )

99 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,943 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 )

63 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem
Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

109 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novelist Paul Sheldon does not remember the blinding blizzard that sent his car spinning off the road. Nor does he remember being nursed back from unconsciousness. All he remembers is waking up in the home of Annie Wilkes, a maniacal fan who is bent on keeping her favorite writer as her personal prisoner, forever
Maverick by Richard Donner( Visual )

47 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,331 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
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,261 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 )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,171 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
Magic : a novel by William Goldman( Book )

34 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,139 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 )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,135 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
Marathon Man by John Schlesinger( Visual )

55 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,127 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
The General's daughter by Nelson DeMille( Visual )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,124 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 (John Travolta0 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
Tinsel : a novel by William Goldman( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of Hollywood's best-kept secrets
Dreamcatcher by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jomesy, Henry, Pete, Beaver. They're bonded by friendship and by the strange powers each acquired on a fateful day in their childhood. But now a horrific entity is putting their friendship and powers to the test, and some of the four will die. And some will save the world from a menace unlike anything ever seen
All the president's men( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of how Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovered the White House involvement in the Watergate break in
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
Heat by William Goldman( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Chinese and held by 940 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 Stepford wives by Bryan Forbes( Visual )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and French and held by 934 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The princess bride: S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure. The "good parts" version, abridged
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All the President's MenMarathon manA bridge too farMagic : a novelThe General's daughterAll the president's menControlThe Stepford wives
Alternative Names

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, D., 1931-

Morgenstern, S.

Morgenstern, S., 1931-

Morgenstern, S. 1931-2018

Morgenstern, Simon 1931-2018

William Goldman

William Goldman 1931-

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 romancier, scénariste et dramaturge américain

William Goldman romancista, roteirista e dramaturgo americano

William Goldman scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

William Goldman US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller

Уильям Голдман

Уилям Голдман

גולדמן, וילים, 1931-2018

ויליאם גולדמן

وليام غولدمان كاتب وروائي أمريكي

ویلیام قلدمن

ویلیام گولدمن

უილიამ გოლდმენი

골드맨, 윌리암 1931-

골드먼, 윌리엄 1931-

윌리암 골드맨 1931-

윌리엄 골드먼

윌리엄 골드먼 1931-

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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