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Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need Paperback – May 25, 2005

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“One of the most comprehensive and insightful how-to's out there. Save the Cat! is a must-read for both the novice and the professional screenwriter.” – Todd Black, Producer, Hope Springs, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, The Pursuit of Happyness, The Weather Man, Antwone Fisher

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"You'd have to look far and wide to find a better book to help you achieve your goals. Quite simply one of the most practical guides to writing mainstream spec scripts on the market." – Screentalk Magazine

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4.0 out of 5 stars ... who had to buy this for university I am pleased to say I actually enjoyed it quite a bit
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