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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. Escapes. Lies. Truths. Passions. Miracles. And the little boy, though he doesn't know it, is about to change forever. As Goldman says, What happened was just this. I got hooked on the story. And coming generations of readers will, too.

And coming generations of readers will too.

Synopsis:

In this 30th anniversary edition, Goldman frames the famous fairy tale with an "autobiographical" story; his father had abridged the book as he read it to his son. Now, Goldman is publishing an abridged version, interspersed with comments on the parts that had been cut out.

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ISBN:
9781417795796
Author:
Goldman, William
Publisher:
Turtleback Books
Subject:
Fantasy - Historical
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy-Historical
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
6.90x4.30x1.30 in. .65 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In this 30th anniversary edition, Goldman frames the famous fairy tale with an "autobiographical" story; his father had abridged the book as he read it to his son. Now, Goldman is publishing an abridged version, interspersed with comments on the parts that had been cut out.
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