This is a printed edition of the official Python language reference manual from the Python 3.2 distribution. It describes the syntax of Python 3 and its built-in datatypes and operators. Python is an interpreted object-oriented programming language, suitable for rapid application development and scripting. This manual is intended for advanced users who need a complete description of the Python 3 language syntax and object system. A simpler tutorial suitable for new users of Python is available in the companion volume An Introduction to Python (for Python version 3.2) (ISBN 978-1-906966-13-3). For each copy of this manual sold USD 1 is donated to the Python Software Foundation by the publisher, Network Theory Ltd.