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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, celluloid romance...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Fantasy; All Romance; All Teen Lit
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.As...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Fantasy; All Sex & Erotica
William Goldman - Four Screenplays: With Essays (Applause Books)
by William Goldman
(Applause Books). Contents: Marathon Man * Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid * The Princess Bride * Misery.
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Which Lie Did I Tell?: More Adventures in the Screen Trade
by William Goldman
From the Oscar-winning screenwriter of All the President's Men ,  The Princess Bride , and  Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid , here is essential reading for both the aspiring screenwriter and anyone who loves going to the movies. If you want to know why a no-name like Kathy Bates was cast in Misery,  it's in here. Or why...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Humor
William Goldman: Four Screenplays with Essays (Applause Books)
by William Goldman
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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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 Biographies & Memoirs; All Business, Investing and Leadership; All Humor
The Season: A Candid Look at Broadway (Limelight)
by William Goldman
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 theatre. äChristopher...
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Magic: A Novel
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 had a secret and a certainty: a secret that...
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Categories: All Fantasy; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Nonfiction
The Ghost and the Darkness (Applause Screenplay Series)
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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The Big Picture: Who Killed Hollywood? and Other Essays (Applause Books): Who Killed Hollywood and Other Essays
by William Goldman
William Goldman who holds two Academy Awards for his screenwriting (ÊButch Cassidy and the Sundance KidÊ and ÊAll the President's MenÊ) and is author of the perennial best seller ÊAdventures in the Screen TradeÊ scrutinizes the Hollywood movie scene of the past decade in this engaging collection. With the film-world-savvy and...
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William Goldman: Five Screenplays with Essays (Applause Books)
by William Goldman
A collection of five screenplays by this Academy Award-winning writer. Includes: All the President's Men Û Magic Û Harper Û Maverick Û 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 the Future Shooting...
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