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Princess Bride S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure

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ISBN-10: 0156035219

ISBN-13: 9780156035217

Edition: 2000

Authors: William Goldman, Michael Manomivibul

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William Goldman’s beloved novel has sold over one million copies. A movie, released twenty years ago, perfectly captured the spirit of the book and has introduced new fans to its pages ever since. In 1941 a young boy lies bedridden from pneumonia. His perpetually disheveled and unattractive father, an immigrant from Florin with terribly broken English, shuffles into his bedroom carrying a book. The boy wants to know if it has any sports. His father says, "Fencing. Fighting. Torture. Poison. True love. Hate. Revenge. Giants. Hunters. Bad men. Good men. Beautifulest ladies. Snakes. Spiders. Beasts of all natures and descriptions. Pain. Death. Brave men. Coward men. Strongest men. Chases.…    
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Book details

List price: $9.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/8/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 4.19" wide x 6.87" long x 1.28" tall
Weight: 0.814

WADE ZAHARES received a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated citation for his first book, Window Music by Anastasia Suen. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.William Goldman, August 12, 1931 - William Goldman was born August 12, 1931 in Highland Park, Illinois. He attended Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio and then went on to Columbia University in New York. He began his writing career in 1957 and wrote his first screenplay, "Masquerade" in 1965. During an interim job teaching creative writing at Princeton University, Goldman wrote the screenplay for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid." In 1973, he wrote "The Princess Bride," the only novel he ever wrote that he actually liked, and…    

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