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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 )

143 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 5,170 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 )

116 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 4,258 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 )

111 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,968 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 )

87 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butch and Sundance head up the infamous Hole-in-the-Wall Gang. Butch's specialty is he's an idea man. Sundance is a true gunfighter. When Butch and Sundance rob a train once too often, a relentless posse is sent to track them down. Finally able to outrun the posse, Butch suggests that he, Sundance and his girlfriend Etta, try Bolivia, thinking Bolivian banks will be easy targets. Based loosely on the exploits of the historical characters
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

59 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem
Marathon man by William Goldman( Book )

117 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,881 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 )

96 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,747 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
Maverick by Richard Donner( Visual )

52 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,350 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
Brothers by William Goldman( Book )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,325 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
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,296 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
Dreamcatcher by William Goldman( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,189 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
Hearts in Atlantis by Scott Hicks( Visual )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,177 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 )

17 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,147 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."
Marathon Man by John Schlesinger( Visual )

75 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,137 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
The General's daughter by Simon West( Visual )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the daughter of a well-known and well-respected base commander is raped and murdered, an undercover detective is summoned to look into the matter and finds a slew of cover-ups at West Point
Control by William Goldman( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 994 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 975 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 )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 922 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 )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and held by 920 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
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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
Alternative Names

controlled identityLongbaugh, Harry, 1931-

controlled identityMorgenstern, S., 1931-

Goldman, William W.

Goldman William W. 1931-....

Longbaugh, Harry

Longbaugh, Harry 1931-

Morgenstern, D., 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

وليام قولدمان

ویلیام قلدمن

ویلیام گولدمن

უილიამ გოლდმენი

골드먼, 윌리엄 1931-

윌리엄 골드먼


ゴールドマン, ウィリアム


All the president's menA bridge too farMarathon manMagic : a novelThe General's daughterControlThe season : a candid look at Broadway