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Saving Private Ryan: The Men, the Mission, the Movie : A Film by Steven Spielberg

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Over 50,000 sold—the only illustrated companion book to the extraodinary film. Includes excerpts from Stephen Ambrose's books, screenplay extracts, and commentary by Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Janusz Kaminski and others. 100 illustrations, 130 color plates.
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published June 10th 1999 by Newmarket Press (first published July 24th 1998)
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Casey Solay
I decided to read this book because i recently watched the movie and i thought the book would bring out more details about how things went. I was also recommended to read it from one of my friends sister, she had read it too. The category this covers on the bingo board is 'A book with a main male character.' I thought this category was interesting because it seemed different to any other books I've read. I dont usually read war/history books. My favorite quote from the book would be when Ryan te ...more
Chaz Houseman
i really likes the book. it was about war. i also like the movie. it has a god story line. i like the way they explain it in the book. i made me change the way i think about war.
private james ryan has 2 older brothers and he is the only one left. his other brothers die in action. a group of soldiers put together a mission to get the kid home. some of them die on the way. they recue him but most f the men die saving him.
I recommend this book tio anybody who like war. If you like good stories re
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Ronnie
Which comes first- watch the movie or read the book? With this book, now I know that Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and the people behind the scene, are in the same mind and line of thought about life saving privilege
Ryan Oldakowski
i thought the book was alright. There was a lot of war in and fighting. The was the best when they saved him. I recommend the book for peoplewho like war.
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If you liked the movie, you will probably like this book. It's a bit of behind the scenes look at the film, along with quotes from real WWII vets.
Zach Klinefelter
The photographs and some of the interviews are excellent, but I wish this was a more thorough document of the production itself.
Elliott
Book written after the movie. Not much to be said. Still it stayed pretty true to the movie & was clear.
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Steven Allan Spielberg KBE is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. Spielberg is a three-time Academy Award winner and is the highest grossing filmmaker of all time; his films having made nearly $8 billion internationally. Forbes magazine places Spielberg's net worth at $3 billion. As of 2006, Premiere listed him as the most powerful and influential figure in the motion picture ind ...more
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