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William Goldman (b. 1931) is an Academy Award-winning author of screenplays, plays, memoirs, and novels. His first novel, The Temple of Gold (1957), was followed by the script for the Broadway army comedy Blood, Sweat and Stanley Poole (1961). He went on to write the screenplays for many acclaimed films, including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and All the President's Men (1976), for which he won two Academy Awards. He adapted his own novels for the hit movies Marathon Man (1976) and The Princess Bride (1987).

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The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure
by William Goldman
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...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Fantasy; All Romance; Classic Fiction
The Princess Bride: An Illustrated Edition of S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure
by William Goldman
Here William Goldman’s beloved story of Buttercup, Westley, and their fellow adventurers finally receives a beautiful illustrated treatment. A tale of true love and high adventure, pirates, princesses, giants, miracles, fencing, and a frightening assortment of wild beasts— The Princess Bride is a modern storytelling classic....
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
William Goldman - Four Screenplays
by William Goldman
(Applause Books). Contents: Marathon Man * Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid * The Princess Bride * Misery.
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction
Boys and Girls Together: A Novel
by William Goldman
In New York, five young people sacrifice everything for a life in the theater Aaron, Walt, Rudy, Jenny, and Branch—a writer, a director, two actors, and one iron-willed producer. They grew up as creative, ambitious loners, and they all believe that their destiny lies in New York City. For these five, art is a calling to which they...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Which Lie Did I Tell?: More Adventures in the Screen Trade
by William Goldman
From the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Princess Bride (he also wrote the novel), and the bestselling author of Adventures in the Screen Trade comes a garrulous new book that is as much a screenwriting how-to (and how-not-to) manual as it is a feast of insider information. If you want to...
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Categories: All Humor; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
William Goldman: Four Screenplays with Essays
by William Goldman
(Applause Books). Marathon Man, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Princess Bride, Misery . Author royalties donated to the Motion Picture and Television Fund.
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Categories: All Humor; Arts & Photography
The Temple of Gold: A Novel
by William Goldman
William Goldman’s stunning debut novel about a young boy, adrift and alone, coming of age in a cruel world Raymond Euripides Trevitt is not yet ten when he resolves to make his own way in life. When a new boy, Zock, moves in next door, he knows he has finally met his partner in life’s great adventures. As they come of age in...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Adventures in the Screen Trade
by William Goldman
Now available as an ebook for the first time! No one knows the writer's Hollywood more intimately than William Goldman. Two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter and the bestselling author of Marathon Man , Tinsel , Boys and Girls Together , and other novels, Goldman now takes you into Hollywood's inner sanctums...on and behind...
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Categories: All Humor
The Season: A Candid Look at Broadway
by William Goldman
(Limelight). Playwright/novelist/screenwriter Goldman analyzes Broadway from the perspective of the audiences, playwrights, critics, producers and actors. "Very nearly perfect... It is a loose-limbed, gossipy, insider, savvy, nuts-and-bolts report on the annual search for the winning numbers that is now big-time American commercial...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
MAGIC
by William Goldman
“One of those can’t-put-it-down-until-the-last-page-is-turned monsters that has readers all over the country missing sleep.”— Minneapolis Tribune   Corky is a brilliant entertainer with a bright future ahead of him. He has good looks, many women, and enormous talent. He also has a secret that must be kept hidden from the...
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Categories: All Fantasy; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Ghost and the Darkness (Applause Screenplay)
by William Goldman
(Applause Books). This book includes an interesting introduction on how this film starring Michael Douglas and Val Kilmer based on the terrifying true story of the man-eating lions of Tsavo came to be; the complete screenplay by William Goldman; and fabulous photos from the film throughout.
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction
The Big Picture: Who Killed Hollywood? and Other Essays (Applause Books)
by William Goldman
(Applause Books). William Goldman, who holds two Academy Awards for his screenwriting ( Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President's Men ), and is author of the perennial best seller Adventures in the Screen Trade , scrutinizes the Hollywood movie scene of the past decade in this engaging collection. With the...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction; Drama
William Goldman: Five Screenplays with Essays (Applause Books)
by William Goldman
(Applause Books). A collection of five screenplays by this Academy Award-winning writer. Includes: All the President's Men * Magic * Harper * Maverick * The Great Waldo Pepper. Also features essays by Goldman: "Getting Even or Creative Accounting," "Sneak Previews, or Why Did She Have to Die?," "Hype or Consequences: A Brief History of...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction
Marathon Man: A Novel
by William Goldman
A Nazi conspiracy in the heart of modern-day Manhattan—the blockbuster New York Times bestseller that became the classic film thriller. At Columbia University, Thomas “Babe” Levy, a postgrad history student and aspiring marathon runner, is working to clear his late father’s name after the scandal of his suicide, triggered...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
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