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The princess bride : S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure

Author: William Goldman
Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich ©1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Goldman
ISBN: 0151730857 9780151730858
OCLC Number: 228435768
Notes: "The 'good parts' version abridged."
Responsibility: William Goldman.

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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.

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