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The Thin Red Line

Every Man Fights His Own War

by James Jones

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Published by Random House Audio .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJoe Mantegna (Narrator)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7424907M
ISBN 100375402640
ISBN 109780375402647
OCLC/WorldCa40626900

The Thin Red Line. 55K likes. Page for Volunteer and Full Time Firefighters to meet and discuss relevent topics. Please feel free to post any memorial topics on the wallFollowers: 55K. The Thin Red Line was intended to be the second book of a planned trilogy, picking up with the amphibious landing and fight for Guadalcanal. As with From Here to Eternity, which focused on a military base in Hawaii immediately preceding the attack on Pearl Harbor, the writing in The Thin Red Line is historically authentic, having been written /5(12).

The actors in "The Thin Red Line" are making one movie, and the director is making another. This leads to an almost hallucinatory sense of displacement, as the actors struggle for realism, and the movie's point of view hovers above them like a high school kid all filled with big questions. My guess is that any veteran of the actual battle of Guadalcanal would describe this movie with an eight. Book Accessories Children's Books Art & Photography Books There are thin red line for sale on Etsy, and they cost $ on average. The most common thin red line material is metal. The most popular color? You guessed it.

Book Description. The Thin Red Line is the third feature-length film from acclaimed director Terrence Malick, set during the struggle between American and Japanese forces for Guadalcanal in the South Pacific during World War Two. It is a powerful, enigmatic and complex film that raises important philosophical questions, ranging from the existential and phenomenological to the artistic and.   Directed by Terrence Malick. With Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Kirk Acevedo. Adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War/10(K).


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The Thin Red Line is the classic novel by James Jones dealing with the horrific battle of Guadalcanal fought in the Pacific in between the United States and the Imperial Japanese Army. The author is James Jones who wrote the book in based on his own 4/4(). The Thin Red Line, by James Jones, is the fictional account of the trials endured by the men of Charlie Company during their first month on Guadalcanal in the early days of WWII.

The book, first published inhas come to be recognized as a classic war novel.4/5. The Thin Red Line, a novel by James Jones, narrates the experiences of the American sixty-member C-for-Charlie Company during the Guadalcanal Campaign in the Second World War.

This American. The Thin Red Line James Jones Military Novel WW2 World War Two 1st/Early Print. by James Jones | Jan 1, Hardcover A Thin Dark Line: A Novel (Doucet Book 1) by Tami Hoag out of 5 stars Kindle $ $ 9. Paperback $ $ 7.

48 $ $ FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. There are three things to look for when you see "The Thin Red Line": How close it comes to James Jones' novel, on which it is based. How it compares to the year's other big World War II movie.

“[A] major novel of combat in World War II reminiscent of Stephen Crane in The Red Badge of Courage.”—The Christian Science Monitor “The Thin Red Line moves so intensely and inexorably that it almost seems like the war it is describing.”—The New /5(22).

Find books like The Thin Red Line from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Thin Red Line also liked: A Bridge Too F. About The Thin Red Line. They are the men of C-for-Charlie company—“Mad” 1st Sgt.

Eddie Welsh, Pvt. 1st Class Don Doll, Pvt. John Bell, Capt. James Stein, Cpl. Fife, and dozens more just like them—infantrymen who are about to land, grim and white-faced, on an. THE THIN RED LINE by Terrence Malick Based on the Novel by James Jones USE FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

To the Memory of James Jones And Those Who Served With Him They Live With Us. It was an act of love. Those men on the line were my family, my home. They were closer to me than I can say, closer than my friends had been or ever would be File Size: KB.

J ames Jones’s The Thin Red Line is considered one of the finest combat novels to emerge from World War II. The second work in a trilogy alongside From Here to Eternity and Whistle, The Thin Red Line’s hard-hitting depiction of exhausted American soldiers battling the Japanese across Guadalcanal received glowing critical responses upon its publication in Author: Rasheeda Smith.

ER's handsome star, George Clooney is part of an all-star cast, including Sean Penn, Woody Harrelson, John Cusack, Nick Nolte, and John Travolta (who seems to be in everything), that will be seen in the Twentieth Century-Fox adaptation of James Jones' The Thin Red the men of C-for-Charlie company, during and after the brutal, bloody battle of Guadalcanal, this book has long been.

"The thin red line", by author and ex-combatent James Jones, was brought under the spotlights once again more recently after cult director Terrence Mallik transposed it to the big screen, for the second time, in (the first time was in ).5/5(5). The greatest fault of The Thin Red Line was its timing - it was released at around the same time as Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan.

While most people dismissed The Thin Red Line as the `other' World War II movie ofit's actually a very different kind of film - the film itself is not hurt by similarity to Ryan but was hurt commercially due to the misconception.

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American Libraries. Uploaded by [email protected] on December 9, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Buy a cheap copy of The Thin Red Line book. A powerful frontline cast - including Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Woody Harrelson and George Clooney - explodes into action in this hauntingly realistic view of military Free shipping over $ "The Thin Red Line" is very long, yes, but that's not even one of the film's biggest problems.

No, what really harms it in the long run is the fact that we never quite develop a relationship with 80%. "The Thin Red Line advised me about how to write a war book," says Winston Groom, author of Forrest Gump.

The Thin Red Line is James Jones's. James Jones examines the bloody Guadalcanal campaign in his giant army story, after dissecting the hardcore army man in From Here to Eternity and bringing a World War II veteran back to his mid-Western home town beginning in some Came Running.

In this new novel- without-a-hero, C-for-Charlie company itself is the protagonist- draftee and professional soldier; a "thin red line" of draftees and.

The Thin Red Line, arguably the greatest war film ever made, ended two decades of silence from Terrence Malick, cinema’s wandering auteur. The silence wasn’t entirely self-imposed, since during this time he tried to launch a few productions—including a tale of nineteenth-century psychoanalysis and a Jerry Lee Lewis biopic—that didn’t reach the shooting stage.

The Thin Red Line () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Hans Zimmer composed one of his most beautiful and popular scores for this WW2 film set in the lush island of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands.

.Notable literary uses included George Orwell who in A Clergyman's Daughter invented a book-within-a-book called the "Hundred Page History of Britain, a 'nasty little duodecimo book' ofwhich declared anachronistically that Napoleon 'soon found that in the “thin red line” he had more than met his match.'".If there is a central character in The Thin Red Line, it is Private Witt (Jim Caviezel), an enigmatic and charismatic presence, who marches to a different drummer, much like Martin Sheen’s Kit in minor character in the novel, a “crazy sentimental Kentuckian” sharp-shooter who longs for a chance to save the lives of his fellow soldiers, is reinvented as a serene Emersonian.