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Jones, James 1921-1977

Overview
Works: 344 works in 1,591 publications in 19 languages and 34,034 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  War fiction  War films  Film adaptations  Military history  Psychological fiction  Romance films  Romance fiction  Historical films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Scenarist, Composer, Other
Classifications: PS3560.O49, 813.54
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From here to eternity by James Jones( Book )
357 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 5,368 libraries worldwide
Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Private Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may break him or kill him. First Sgt. Milton Anthony Warden knows how to soldier better than almost anyone, yet he's risking his career to have an affair with the commanding officer's wife. Both Warden and Prewitt are bound by a common bond: the Army is their heart and blood ... and, possibly, their death. In this magnificent but brutal classic of a soldier's life, James Jones portrays the courage, violence and passions of men and women who live by unspoken codes and with unutterable despair ... in the most important American novel to come out of World War II, a masterpiece that captures as no other the honor and savagery of men
The thin red line by James Jones( Book )
65 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,407 libraries worldwide
World War II novel set in Guadalcanal
Whistle by James Jones( Book )
36 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,574 libraries worldwide
This third volume of a trilogy about World War II deals with the effects of the war on the lives of four soldiers
The merry month of May by James Jones( Book )
45 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,617 libraries worldwide
A family of intellectuals comes apart at the seams during the 1968 student revolts in Paris. The Parisian student revolts of May 1968 shook the country-and the European continent-to its foundations. In a tradition-obsessed nation where the old-guard bourgeoisie had spent decades oppressing youthful unrest, every flavor of rage suddenly had a voice. Hill Gallagher is there-a brash young intellectual grown tired of pretending that the world doesn't make him angry. Despite the protests of his screenwriter father, he becomes involved in the movement, joining in on protests with the fervor of a man who isn't afraid to destroy his country or his family. In The Merry Month of May, James Jones draws on his own experiences living in Paris and witnessing the 1968 revolts firsthand to create an unforgettable portrait of a society at war with itself-and torn apart by change
Go to the widow-maker by James Jones( Book )
53 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,364 libraries worldwide
A playwright vacationing in Jamaica becomes dangerously obsessed with deep-sea diving
The pistol by James Jones( Book )
61 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
Follows PFC Richard Mask during the first days and weeks of World War II in Hawaii, as he and his company move from Schofield Barracks to the beaches of Oahu, then to a remote mountain pass, and centers on the conflict over his pistol, a .45 caliber automatic
Some came running by James Jones( Book )
33 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 978 libraries worldwide
"After a round of partying he can't remember, World War II veteran Dave Hirsh is placed on a bus headed for the last place he'd choose: Parkman, Indiana, the hometown Hirsh hasn't seen in well over a decade." [box cover note]
The ice-cream headache, and other stories; the short fiction of James Jones by James Jones( Book )
37 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 975 libraries worldwide
A collection of thirteen short stories by James Jones about men, women, and children in love, at war, and in marriage
A touch of danger by James Jones( Book )
14 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 961 libraries worldwide
His name is Frank Davies, but friends and clients call him Lobo. A private eye with a law degree, Lobo doesn't like to get rough but he'll do it for a friend. When a rich friend sends him to Paris to retrieve some stolen money, he earns himself a trip to Greece as a reward. It's supposed to be a vacation, but as soon as he arrives he's working again. First his landlady, an English woman married to a Greek, asks his help bringing her cheating husband to heel. Though he doesn't like her, he finds himself morbidly fascinated by her train wreck of a marriage. Then he meets a countess with a blackmail problem, and offers her a little pro-bono work. As he digs beneath the island's sunny surface, Lobo learns that no matter how beautiful the scenery, secrets are always ugly
The longest day by Ken Annakin( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view, the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites of France
WW II by James Jones( Book )
25 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 libraries worldwide
James Jones has written a soldier's view of the war as it really was, directed by politicians and generals, but fought by American boys who became hardened, professional soldiers
From Here to Eternity : the Restored Edition by James Jones( file )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
James Jones's epic story of army life in the calm before Pearl Harbor
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
67 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 180 libraries worldwide
"Un ancien boxeur est appellé à remonter sur le ring par le capitaine de la caserne de Schofield afin de défendre l'honneur des soldats. Mais il redoute de revenir de peur de subir continuellement des moqueries pour avoir rendu un homme aveugle lors de son dernier combat. En marge de ces évènement, des histoires d'amour se tissent au sein de la base." (Source : allocine.fr)
To the end of the war : unpublished stories by James Jones( file )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Never-before-published fiction by one of the finest war authors of the twentieth centuryIn 1943, a young soldier named James Jones returned from the Pacific, lightly wounded and psychologically tormented by the horrors of Guadalcanal. When he was well enough to leave the hospital, he went AWOL rather than return to service, and began work on a novel of the World War II experience. Jones's AWOL period was brief, but he returned to the novel at war's end, bringing him to the attention of Maxwell Perkins, the legendary editor of Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Thomas Wolfe. Jones would then go on to w
The thin red line by Terrence Malick( visu )
50 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 164 libraries worldwide
"En 1942, le film évoque la bataille de Guadalcanal dans le Pacifique opposant les Américains aux Japonais lors de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Dans un paysage paradisiaque, les soldats vont se livrer une bataille sanglante où tous perdront une partie d'eux-mêmes."
The thin red line by James Jones( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
This is the story of the men of the C-for Charlie Company. Some will earn medals; others will do anything they can dream up to get evacuated before they land in a muddy grave. But they will all discover the thin red line that divides the sane from the mad..the living from the dead ... in the brutal portrait that captures the total experience of men at war
World War II trilogy by James Jones( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Three classic novels by James Jones, aboutthe lives and struggles of American soldiers facing World War II
WWII : a chronicle of soldiering by James Jones( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
"In 1975, James Jones—the American author whose novels From Here to Eternity and The Thin Red Line had made him the preeminent voice of the enlisted man in World War II—was chosen to write the text for an oversized coffee table book edited by former Yank magazine art director Art Weithas and featuring visual art from World War II. The book was a best seller, praised for both its images and for Jones's text, but in subsequent decades the artwork made it impossible for the book to be reproduced in its original form, and it fell out of print and was forgotten. This edition of WWII makes available for the first time in more than twenty years Jones's stunning text, his only extended nonfiction writing on the war that defined his generation. Moving chronologically and thematically through the complex history of the conflict, Jones interweaves his own vivid memories of soldiering in the Pacific—from the look on a Japanese fighter pilot's face as he bombed Pearl Harbor, so close that Jones could see him smile and wave, to hitting the beach under fire in Guadalcanal—while always returning to resounding larger themes. Much of WWII can be read as a tribute to the commitment of American soldiers, but Jones also pulls no punches, bluntly chronicling resentment at the privilege of the officers, questionable strategic choices, wartime suffering, disorganization, the needless loss of life, and the brutal realization that a single soldier is ultimately nothing but a replaceable cog in a heartless machine. As the generation that fought and won World War II leaves the stage, James Jones's book reminds us of what they accomplished—and what they sacrificed to do so."--Publisher's information
Viet journal by James Jones( Book )
6 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 libraries worldwide
From here to eternity : de volledige en ongecensureerde editie by James Jones( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in Dutch and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Een individualistisch ingestelde Amerikaanse soldaat, die zich moeilijk kan vereenzelvigen met de gefrustreerde levenswijze van zijn dienstgenoten, tracht een eigen weg te kiezen
 
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Alternative Names
Dons, Dejms.
Dzhons, Dzheĭms 1921-1977
Džons, Džejms 1921-1977
James Jones Amerikaans schrijver
James Jones amerikansk författare
James Jones amerikansk skribent
James Jones écrivain américain
James Jones pisarz i nowelista amerykański
James Jones scrittore statunitense
James Jones US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Jones James
Jones, James, 1921-
Jones, James E.
Jones, James Ramon 1921-1977
Джонс, Джеймс 1921-1977
Джонс, Джеймс Рамон
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ג'ונס, ג'יימס
ג'ונס, ג'יימס 1921-1977
ג'ונס, ג'ימס, 1921-1977
ג'ונס, ג'מס 1921-1977
ג'יימס ג'ונס
جيمس جونز مؤلف أمريكي
جیمز جونز
جیمز جونز نویسنده آمریکایی
जेम्स जोन्स
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존스, 제임스 1921-1977
ジェームズ・ジョーンズ アメリカの小説家
ジョーンズ, ジェイムズ
詹姆斯·瓊斯 (作家)
Languages
English (642)
German (115)
Spanish (58)
French (45)
Polish (35)
Dutch (18)
Italian (9)
Russian (6)
Swedish (6)
Hebrew (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Croatian (3)
Portuguese (2)
Turkish (2)
Chinese (1)
Japanese (1)
Hungarian (1)
Persian (1)
Czech (1)
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