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Goldman, William 1931-2018

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The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

112 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 4,305 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
The princess bride: S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure. The "good parts" version, abridged by William Goldman( Book )

113 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and German and held by 3,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the timeless love story between a farm boy named Westley and the beautiful Princess Buttercup, along with the author's comments on life and art as he attempts to edit the children's classic. A tale of true love and high adventure, pirates, princesses, giants, miracles, fencing, and a frightening assortment of wild beasts. William Goldman's modern fantasy classic is a simple, exceptional story about quests--for riches, revenge, power, and, of course, true love--that's thrilling and timeless. Anyone who lived through the 1980s may find it impossible--inconceivable, even--to equate "The Princess Bride" with anything other than the sweet, celluloid romance of Westley and Buttercup, but the film is only a fraction of the ingenious storytelling you'll find in these pages. Rich in character and satire, the novel is set in 1941 and framed cleverly as an "abridged" retelling of a centuries-old tale set in the fabled country of Florin that's home to "Beasts of all natures and descriptions. Pain. Death. Brave men. Coward men. Strongest men. Chases. Escapes. Lies. Truths. Passions."
All the president's men by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

93 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,950 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 )

86 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,307 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 )

109 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,978 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 )

58 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,878 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 )

104 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,801 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
The princess bride : S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure : the "good parts" version abridged by William Goldman( Book )

26 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,416 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 )

45 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,342 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 )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,280 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 )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,200 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
Hearts in Atlantis by Scott Hicks( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,162 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
Magic : a novel by William Goldman( Book )

34 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,154 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."
Tinsel : a novel by William Goldman( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of Hollywood's best-kept secrets
The General's daughter by Nelson DeMille( Visual )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,128 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
Marathon Man by John Schlesinger( Visual )

46 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,117 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
Dreamcatcher by Stephen King( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,015 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
All the president's men( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,006 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 )

18 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 980 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 962 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
 
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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 farThe princess bride : S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure : the "good parts" version abridgedMagic : a novelThe General's daughterAll the president's menControl
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controlled identityLongbaugh, Harry, 1931-2018

controlled identityMorgenstern, S., 1931-2018

Goldman, William

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 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-amerikaneschen Dréibuchauteur a Schrëftsteller

William Goldman US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller

Уильям Голдман

Уилям Голдман

גולדמן, ויליאם, 1931-

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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