4 edition of Get Shorty found in the catalog.
First published in Great Britain: Penguin, 1991.
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Oct 20, · It comes with our knowledge that everyone in the movie will say more than they have to, because "Get Shorty" is based on a novel by Elmore Leonard, that grandmaster of low-life dialogue. Chili (John Travolta) is a man who knows his way around organized crime but dreams of the movies/4. Books similar to Get Shorty (Chili Palmer, #1) Get Shorty (Chili Palmer, #1) by Elmore Leonard. avg. rating · Ratings. Mob-connected loan shark Chili Palmer is sick of the Miami grind—plus his “friends” have a bad habit of dying there. So when he chases a deadbeat client out to Hollywood, Chili figures he might like.
Leonard's solid-gold pen squirts acid all over Hollywood—for which he's written several screenplays—in this multilayered, superbly entertaining crime thriller. Hollywood to Leonard is a whacked-out Wonderland stocked with schemers and dreamers, perfect foils for his underworld Alice, Miami loan-shark Chili Palmer. Chili arrives in Tinseltown by way of Vegas, where he's flown to track down. Sep 21, · Golden Globe® winner* John Travolta leads an all-star cast in the hysterical comedy thatTime calls "smart, shrewdly crafted [and] hilarious!" Loan shark Chili .
Chili looked up from the collection book, listened a moment to nothing, opened the desk drawer and got out the He aimed it at the open doorway. Now he saw Ray Bones appear in the back hall, Bones in the doorway to the office, his face showing surprise to see a gun aimed at him. In the Season 3 opener of Get Shorty, news travels fast that Miles Daley (CHRIS O'DOWD) has been released from prison. And he has a plan for revenge.
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Then you can start reading Get Shorty book books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - 4/5(85). Published inGet Shorty might be the book to turn the man on the street from asking, "Elmore who?" to nodding his head and saying, "Oh, Elmore wrote that.
Yeah, saw the movie!4/5. Jul 27, · Many of his books have been made into movies and he has written numerous screenplays. His next book, Be Cool, a sequel to Get Shorty, will be published by Delacorte Press next year.
He lives with his wife, Christine, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan/5(32). Nov 29, · Get Shorty ’s shylock protagonist, Chili Palmer, is a truly inspired creation—as memorable as another unforgettable Leonard hero, U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of the hit TV series Justified —and readers will relish his moves and countermoves in this electrifying, funny, bullet train-paced winner from “the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever!”/5.
Jul 27, · One of the genius elements, of GET SHORTY, of course, is the author creating his work of fiction as if it were in real time even as the characters use their lives in real time to create a movie – or maybe movies – about their unfolding lives.
One could even /5(31). Nov 11, · One of the genius elements, of GET SHORTY, of course, is the author creating his work of fiction as if it were in real time even as the characters use their lives in real time to create a movie – or maybe movies – about their unfolding lives/5(88).
John Travo Get Shorty, written by Scott Frank, based on the novel by Elmore Leonard 10 out of 10 What an exuberant film. Get Shorty is exhilarating, smart, funny and a wonderful entertainment!/5. Sep 28, · Get Shorty by Elmore Get Shorty book in FB2, RTF, TXT download e-book.
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Aug 13, · Created by Davey Holmes. With Chris O'Dowd, Ray Romano, Sean Bridgers, Carolyn Dodd. The adventures of a mobster-turned-movie producer in Hollywood. TV show based on Elmore Leonard's novel and subsequent film/10(K). healthtechdays.com: get shorty book. Skip to main content. Try Prime All Get Shorty / Rum Punch / Out of Sight / Tishomingo Blues (Library of America Elmore Leonard Edition) by Elmore Leonard and Gregg Sutter | Aug 30, out of 5 stars 5.
Hardcover $ $ 07 $ $ Get Shorty is a American gangster crime thriller - comedy film based on Elmore Leonard 's novel of the same name. The film is directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and stars John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, and Danny DeVito.
A sequel, titled Be Cool, was released in Music by: John Lurie. Dec 21, · Get Shorty is one of these later books, published in Chili Palmer is a Miami loan shark who’s getting out of the business. Well, he’s being chased out by Ray “Bones” Barboni, a mobster he once cold-cocked and who’s had it in for Chili ever since.
Anyway, Chili ends up in Hollywood. ''Get Shorty'' begins in Miami, with the theft of a leather jacket from a restaurant checkroom. This guy named Chili Palmer puts his leather jacket in a checkroom and this other guy named Ray Bones walks off with it, for which Chili Palmer shoots him in the scalp, for which Ray Bones never forgives him.
Jul 20, · ''Get Shorty'' begins in Miami, with the theft of a leather jacket from a restaurant checkroom. This guy named Chili Palmer puts his leather jacket in a checkroom and this other guy named Ray Bones.
Editorial Reviews. Peopled with a large cast of fascinating characters, Get Shorty is a sharp, funny look at the not-so-separate worlds of crime and Hollywood.
Director Barry Sonnenfeld and writer Scott A. Frank capture the intricate plotting and masterful dialogue of Elmore Leonard's novel; as Chili, the gangster itching to get into the movie business, John Travolta follows up on the relaxed 5/5. Feb 01, · I loved the movie Get Shorty, as well as the other Leonard books that have been turned into movies (Rum Punch, Out of Sight), so I had to try out this book.
It's a great read and much of the snappy dialoge from the movie is taken right from the book's narrative. The dialoge works great both on screen and in the novel.5/5(4). The book that Get Shorty, the film starring John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, and Danny DeVito, was based on.
Collecting money for the Mob isn't too different from any other job, reckons Miami loan shark Chili Palmer. He soon finds himself ordered to collect on a bad debt from Leo Devoe, a guy who died in a plane crash. Elmore John Leonard Jr.
(October 11, – August 20, ) was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter. His earliest novels, published in the s, were Westerns, but he went on to specialize in crime fiction and suspense thrillers, many of which have been adapted into motion pictures.
Among his best-known works are Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Swag, Hombre, Mr. Majestyk Alma mater: University of Detroit. Aug 10, · Get Shorty the movie (and book before it) managed to convince the audience that Chili Palmer could waltz into Hollywood and take over the joint.
Get Shorty Author: Alan Sepinwall. Oct 13, · Get Shorty’s shylock protagonist, Chili Palmer, is a truly inspired creation—as memorable as another unforgettable Leonard hero, U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of the hit TV series Justified—and readers will relish his moves and countermoves in this electrifying, funny, bullet train-paced winner from “the greatest crime writer of our time 4/4(40).
The basis of the hit movie starring John Travolta and Danny DeVito, Get Shorty chronicles the over-the-top, sometimes violent Hollywood misadventures of a Florida mob loan shark who chases a deadbeat client all the way to Tinseltown and decides to stick around and make movies.
Get Shorty ’s shylock protagonist, Chili Palmer, is a truly.Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard,Delacorte Press edition, in EnglishPages: Aug 11, · What “Get Shorty” looks like might surprise fans of the book or, especially, the Barry Sonnenfeld film.
A stylish crime flick in the s mold, it combined violence and wisecracks into a Author: Jeremy Egner.