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Center Point Pub. , Thorndike, Me
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StatementGlendon Swarthout.
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LC ClassificationsPS3537.W3743 S56 2006
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL3418938M
ISBN 101585477710
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The Shootist is as much a story of the end of the Old West as it is the story of John Bernard Books, the last famous living gunman, whose passing will mark the end of an era. Sep 02,  · THE LAST SHOOTIST is the sequel to the classic western THE SHOOTIST a book that is not nearly as well known as John Wayne's final film.

The SHOOTIST featured a cast of famous actors who came together to support Wayne known to be in bad health with the possibility that it would be his last film. And it was his final film/5. Jul 21,  · John Books an aging gunfighter goes to see a doctor he knows for a second opinion after another doctor told him he has a cancer which is terminal.

The doctor confirms what the other said. He says Books has a month maybe two left. He takes a room in the boarding house and shootist book son of the woman who runs it recognizes him and tells his mother who /10(21K).

Glendon Fred Swarthout (April 8,near Pinckney, Michigan – September 23,Scottsdale, Arizona) was an American writer and novelist.

Several of his novels were made into films. Where the Boys Are, and The Shootist which was John Wayne's last work, are probably the best dsc-sports.com: Glendon Fred Swarthout, April 8. The Shootist () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.

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Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. All. John Wayne The Shootist — ‘I won't be wronged. I won't be insulted. I won't be laid a-hand on. I don't do these things to other people, and I require t. The Shootist represents John Wayne's swan song, the final film where the legend that is John Wayne appeared on the screen.

The film follows the final days of J.B. Books (Wayne)%. The Shootist is John Bernard Books, a gunfighter at the turn of the twentieth century who must confront the greatest Shootist of all: Death. Most men would end their days in bed or take their own lives, but a gunfighter has a third option, one that Books decides to exercise.

Carson City, An aging gunfighter, JB Books (John Wayne), rides into town. His deeds are infamous and, despite his age, he is still feared and, by some, revered. However, Books is dying of cancer and has about two months to live.

Initially his thoughts turn to finding a nice quite place where he can die in peace. Jun 22,  · The Western as a eulogy on the passing of both the Old West and the Western itself was already an established subgenre at this point, and The Shootist, adapted from the novel by Glendon Swarthout, certainly belongs in this camp.

Jul 02,  · John Bernard (J.B.) Books, is what was known back then as a “shootist,” though in later years the more popular term became gunfighter.

Books has been told he has cancer, which he doesn’t want to believe, and comes to Carson City to get a second opinion. He moves into a. About ten minutes into The Shootist, Doctor Hostetler (James Stewart) tells aging western gunfighter John Bernard Books (John Wayne) "You have a cancer." Knowing that his death will be painful and lingering, Books is determined to be shot in the line of "duty"/5(28).

Feb 05,  · Reading "The Shootist" you quickly realize you have a great book in your hands. Famed and labeled as a "gun man," a"man-killer," an "assassin," or a" shootist," 51 year-old John Bernard Books rides into El Paso to get a second option from the town doctor.

Jan 01,  · In his time, the Shootist shot a lot of men dead. Out at the livery stable, burnt into the leather of his saddle, they find his name: J.B. Books. His arrival in Carson City immediately becomes news.

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Hostetler steers him over to a boarding house run by the Widow Rogers, who shows him a two-dollar room. It'll do fine. Books settles down to die/4. 8 quotes from The Shootist: ‘I won. Books. See this gun. I kill with it.

You kill, too, but I make a slicker job of it. I kill bad men, you kill good. I have reason, you don't. You are killing me hellish slow, and I do not deserve such treatment. You wrong me, and I will not be wronged. So let us have it out, God.

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In it, Books tells a young Gillom Rogers, played by a young Ron Howard, a few truths that more people should live by. First, there was the code that JB Books lived by: I won’t be wronged. I won’t be insulted. About ten minutes into The Shootist, Doctor Hostetler (James Stewart) tells aging Western gunfighter John Bernard Books (John Wayne), "You have a cancer." Knowing that his death will be painful and lingering, Books is determined to be shot in the line of /5.

The Shootist is a finely crafted book b Glendon Swarthout. A man whose entire life has been a series of battles, most of them with a gun, faces the one enemy that doesn't care about your personal reputation: death is in front of you and no one defeats it.

The Shootist is a Western directed by Don Siegel and starring John Wayne as the title character. J.B.

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Books, a famous gunfighter of the Old West, has traveled to Carson City to see an old doctor friend (James Stewart) about some health dsc-sports.com doctor tells him straight it's cancer and that Books has only weeks to live. John Bernard Books is the only surviving top gunfighter in a vanishing American West.

He rides into El Paso in the yearon the day of Queen Victoria's demise, there to be told by a doctor that he has a terminal illness. As word spreads that the famous assassin has reached the end, an assortment of vultures gather to feast upon his corpse - 5/5(1).

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Most men would end Free shipping over $/5(5). Shootist, The Trivia Questions & Answers: Movies Q-T Known as J.B. Books, the lead character's full name is John Bernard Books. Glendon Swarthout, the author of the book on which the movie was based, claimed that he based this character on the very real outlaw John Wesley Hardin.

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Books, the dying shootist, joins in on the last line of the final verse: "And if you remain callous and obdurate, I / Shall perish as he did, and you will know why, / Though I probably shall not exclaim as I die, 'Oh, willow, titwillow, titwillow'"--a reference to his impending death.