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Ernest Cline

Author of Ready Player One

Includes the names: Ernie Cline, Ernest Clyne, Ernest Cline

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Ernest Cline is an American screenwriter and novelist. He was born in 1972 and grew up in rural Ohio. In 1998, Cline wrote a screenplay entitled, Fanboys, about the craze surrounding the prequels to the Star Wars movies. Over a decade later, the movie was finally released in 2009. However, creative differences and his dissatisfaction with the final edit, led Cline to quit screenwriting and write a novel. That novel, based on an idea he had been considering for years, became the New York Times Bestseller, Ready Player One. His second novel, Armada released in 2015 also became a New York Times Bestseller. He made the Hollywood Reporter's 'Most Powerful Authors' 2016 list, entering at number 12. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Ready Player One… (more)
Ready Player One 16,808 copies, 1,217 reviews
Armada 3,056 copies, 236 reviews
Ready Player Two 2,192 copies, 102 reviews
The Importance of Being Ernest 66 copies, 2 reviews
Ready Player One [2018 film] (Screenwriter) 310 copies, 2 reviews
Press Start to Play (Foreword) 239 copies, 11 reviews
Robot Uprisings (Contributor) 177 copies, 5 reviews
The Art of Ready Player One (Introduction) 13 copies
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ERNEST CLINE is an internationally best-selling novelist, screenwriter, father, and full-time geek. He is the author of the novels Ready Player One and Armada and co-screenwriter of the film adaptation of Ready Player One, directed by Steven Spielberg. His books have been published in over fifty countries and have spent more than 100 weeks on The New York Times Best Sellers list. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his family, a time-traveling DeLorean, and a large collection of classic video games.
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