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William Hoffer


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William Hoffer has been spinning out international best-sellers for more than 20 years.
He collaborated with Billy Hayes to chronicle the exciting escape from a Turkish prison in Midnight Express, which was later produced into an Academy Award-winning motion picture starring Brad Davis, John Hurt and Randy Quaid.
William and his wife Marilyn worked with Betty Mahmoody to write Not Without My Daughter, the story of Betty and her daughter’s desperate and dangerous escape from Iran. The book became a stunningly successful international phenomenon, and was produced into a motion picture starring Sally Field and Alfred Molina.
William and Marilyn’s Freefall is the nail-biting thriller recounting the near-tragedy of Air Canada Flight 174 that
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Readers Without Borders

The store was jammed with bargain hunters on the first day of the liquidation sale. Our local Borders bookstore was able to hold out until the last round of closings, but now the final chapter was being written.
I wrote the first of my New York Times bestsellers back in 1977, pounding away on an Olympia portable typewriter. For those of you who don’t know what that was, here are a few hints: you n Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2011 11:03 Tags: amazon, borders, ebooks, kindle, william-hoffer
Average rating: 4.01 · 13,991 ratings · 957 reviews · 27 distinct worksSimilar authors
Not Without My Daughter

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4.13 avg rating — 31,562 ratings — published 1987 — 97 editions
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My Feudal Lord

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3.67 avg rating — 4,489 ratings — published 1991 — 29 editions
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Midnight Express

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4.04 avg rating — 3,875 ratings — published 1977 — 31 editions
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His Name is Ron: Our Search...

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Saved!: The Story of the An...

3.95 avg rating — 133 ratings — published 1979 — 7 editions
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Freefall: A True Story

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Luke Rules

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“Превръщах се в истински затворник.
В затвора като че всеки постоянно чака нещо. Сутрин чакаш да ти отключат килията и да докарат хляба. Чакаш обяда. Чакаш да дойде водата, за да ползваш клозета или да си измиеш лицето. Чакаш свиждане. Чакаш делото си.
Чакаш да те пуснат.

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