Saving Private Ryan

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Pearson Education, 2000 - Performing Arts - 103 pages

On June 6, 1944 the allied forces land on the beaches of Normandy for one of the most decisive battles of World War II. For Captain John Miller and his squad of soldiers there is a special mission. One paratrooper is missing in action, he has already lost three brothers in the war. The Pentagon decides that the fourth brother must come home safely.

Saving Private Ryan is an award-winning film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks.

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User Review  - AmaliaGavea - LibraryThing

I may be extremely biased because Saving Private Ryan is my favourite film of all time! I remember I watched it in a local cinema five times and I can't begin to count how many times have I watched it ... Read full review

Review: Saving Private Ryan (Penguin Readers Level 6)

User Review  - Travis - Goodreads

This is a good book! Private Ryan's introduction to Captain Miller and his squad really got me. Miller's fate was a difficult one to accept but that is sometimes how true stories go. Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Max Allen Collins was born in 1948 in Muscatine, Iowa. He is a two-time winner of the Private Eye Writer's of America's Shamus Award for his Nathaniel Heller historical thrillers "True Detective" and "Stolen Away". Collins also wrote the Dick Tracy comic strip begining in 1977 and ending in the early 1990s. He has contributed to a number of other comics, including Batman. Collins created his first independent feature film, Mommy, following a nightmarish experience as screenwriter on the cable movie The Expert. Collins has been contracted by DC Comics to write three tie-ins to his critically acclaimed graphic novel "The Road to Perdition", which was adapted into the feature film. Author of other such move tie-in bestsellers as "In the Line of Fire" and "Air Force One", he is also the screenwriter/director of the cult favorite suspense films "Mommie" and "Mommie's Day".

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