Adam

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$12.00
ISBN: 9780345442635
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Del Rey Books - January 2nd, 2001

This gonzo tall tale is the only other book Goldman has written in the style of "The Princess Bride." And it's a thing to behold: the way he takes a seemingly scatter-shot mode of storytelling and funnels everything into a hair-raising and absolutely satisfying climax. A book best read in one delirious sitting (or, as I did, read aloud in a day to a bookish and giddy 6th grader).