Marathon Man

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Author: William Goldman

William Goldman’s remarkable career spans more than five decades, and his credentials run the gamut from bestselling novelist to Oscar-winning screenwriter to Hollywood raconteur. He’s beloved by millions of readers as the author of the classic comic-romantic fantasy The Princess Bride. And he’s notorious for creating the most harrowing visit to the dentist in literary and….Read More

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