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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 )

141 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and German and held by 5,383 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 )

125 editions published between 1987 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 4,810 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 )

99 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,956 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 )

101 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,404 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 1,938 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?"
Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

118 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,913 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 1,871 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
Maverick by Richard Donner( Visual )

51 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 )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,241 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 1,171 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 )

39 editions published between 1976 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,164 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 )

62 editions published between 1976 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 1,157 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
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 )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,127 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
Hearts in Atlantis by Scott Hicks( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,116 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
The Stepford wives by Bryan Forbes( Visual )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Something strange is happening in the town of Stepford. Where the men spend their nights doing something secret. And every woman acts like every man's dream of the 'perfect' wife."
Dreamcatcher by William Goldman( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,014 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
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

46 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Portrays the amazing life and times of the "Little Tramp" from his poverty-stricken childhood in England, to his friendships, his many wives and scandalous affairs, his acting career, and his relentless pursuit by J. Edgar Hoover."--Container
Control by William Goldman( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories of three people whose lives suffer from loss of mental control
Boys and girls together by William Goldman( )

43 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aaron, Walt, Jenny, Branch, and Rudy, are bound together by traumatic past events and their quest to achieve their dreams against the frenzied backdrop of 1960s New York City
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All the President's Men
All the President's MenMarathon manA bridge too farMagic : a novelThe General's daughterThe Stepford wivesControlBoys and girls together
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, 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

William Goldman scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

William Goldman US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller

Голдмен У. 1931 -

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

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