James Bond Cars


Author: Frederic Brun
Publisher: Aurum Press Limited
ISBN: 9781781315385
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 192
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This book pays tribute to the legendary cars and vehicles that have starred alsongside James Bond in so many unforgettable stunts and races. From the iconic Aston Martin with it's ejector seat, the BMW Z3 Roadster and the Rolls-Royce Phantom, to Russian military tanks, James Bond Cars is unqiue in that it also looks at the cars belonging to the Bond girls and Bond's opponents Packed with beautiful photographs and techinical information on the cars and the stunts as well as the more uncoventional modes of transport such as jet packs, jet skis, motorised gondolars and aeroplanes, this book is a must-have edition that will get every Bond lover's heart racing!

James Bond 007

Casino Royale
Author: Ian Fleming
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783864250705
Category:
Page: 240
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Bevor Fleming 1964 verstarb, veröffentlichte er neben diversen anderen Büchern zwölf Romane und zwei Kurzgeschichten-Sammlungen mit dem Titelhelden James Bond und konnte noch die Premieren und den Erfolg der beiden ersten Filme geniessen, in denen Sean Connery als erste Personifikation des Kultagenten seinen ultimativen Karrieredurchbruch erlebte.

Bond Cars and Vehicles


Author: Alastair Dougall
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 9780756665548
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 144
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A series created in collaboration with EON Productions, producers of the Bond movies, celebrates the movie series' most thrilling moments, vicious villains, beautiful women, classic cars and more, with each book enhanced by color film stills and memorable quotes.

Film and Television Star Cars

Collecting the Die-cast Models
Author: Paul Brent Adams
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445662116
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Page: 96
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Paul Brent Adams looks at the exciting world of collectable die-cast star cars.

James-Bond-Enzyklopädie


Author: John Cork,Edigna Hackelsberger
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783831012275
Category:
Page: 319
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Bond on Bond

The Ultimate Book on 50 Years of Bond Movies
Author: Roger Moore
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
ISBN: 1843178850
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 224
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The Bond movies remain the longest continually running film series in movie history, and 2012 marks its fiftieth anniversary. While there have been many actors that have taken on the coveted role of James Bond, the most renowned 007 - and the one with most panache and charisma - is undoubtedly Sir Roger Moore, KBE. To celebrate the film franchise's wonderful heritage, Roger Moore has written a book that features all the Bond movies, along with a wonderfully witty account of his own involvement in them. From the girls to the villains, from the cars to the cocktails, from the gadgets to the locations, this e-book is illustrated with many iconic images from all the films plus many previously unseen shots. This is the ultimate James Bond book, written by the ultimate James Bond, with all the affection and good humour he brought to the role.

Solo

Ein James-Bond-Roman
Author: William Boyd
Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag
ISBN: 382707617X
Category: Fiction
Page: 368
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William Boyd, Meister der Täuschung und des doppelten Spiels, ist prädestiniert wie kein zweiter, den neuen James Bond zu schreiben. Seit »Ruhelos« gilt er als Großer der Spionageliteraturund führt nun erstmals 007 selbst auf Abwege – großartigerNervenkitzel für alle Boyd-Leser und Bond-Fans. Von Ian Fleming Publications auserkoren, der berühmtesten Agentenfigurder Welt neues Leben einzuhauchen, hat William Boyd ein raffiniert-verwickeltes Bond-Abenteuer geschrieben. Klassisch, voll unerwarteter Wendungen, mit zwei enigmatischenBondgirls und endlich wieder einem 007, der Wodka Martini trinkt, geschüttelt, nicht gerührt. Der Countdown läuft: www.jamesbondsolo.co.uk

Carte Blanche

Ein James-Bond-Roman
Author: Jeffery Deaver
Publisher: Blanvalet Verlag
ISBN: 3641072468
Category: Fiction
Page: 544
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Gestatten, mein Name ist Deaver – JEFFERY DEAVER Schneller, cooler, raffinierter – Bond trifft Deaver. Eine explosive Mischung! James Bond genießt einen romantischen Abend mit einer hinreißend schönen Frau. Da erreicht ihn ein dringender Alarm: Ein Lauschposten hat eine verschlüsselte Botschaft abgefangen, die einen unmittelbar bevorstehenden Anschlag ankündigt. Es wird mit Tausenden von Todesopfern gerechnet. Britische Sicherheitsinteressen sind unmittelbar betroffen. Die höchsten Regierungsstellen wissen, dass nur noch James Bond die drohende Katastrophe abwenden kann. Doch will er diese Mission erfüllen, darf er sich an keine Regel halten. Und so erhält 007 eine Carte Blanche.

James Bond, the Spy I Loved


Author: Christopher Wood
Publisher: Twenty First Century Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 1904433537
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 178
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Christopher Wood segued from being the author of Confessions of a Window Cleaner to writing the screenplays for The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker, two of the most successful James Bond movies ever made. Here he recounts his adventures in the wonderful world of 007.

evo: Aston Martin

Behind the wheel of a motoring icon
Author: evo Magazine
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1784723967
Category: Transportation
Page: 224
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For more than 100 years, Aston Martin has created some of the most beautiful - and powerful - cars ever seen on road and track. Here, the experts at evo magazine look back at its glorious history, with first-hand, behind-the-wheel reports, technical information and performance stats. From the earliest surviving models to the latest machines, the greatest Astons of all time are tried and tested, accompanied by jaw-dropping photography from the world-renowned evo photographers. Special features explore the stories behind the famous James Bond cars, from Goldfinger DB5 to Spectre DB10, as well as the story of Aston on track, from early racing prototypes to Le Mans glory. An in-depth study of a motoring icon, evo: Aston Martin is a roll call of motoring excellence and a must-have for all petrolheads.

Ian Fleming and James Bond

The Cultural Politics of 007
Author: Edward P. Comentale,Stephen Watt,Skip Willman
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253217431
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 281
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Cultural critics examine the many faces of 007 and of its creator, Ian Fleming, placing the original novels in the political and social contexts that spawned the character.

Media, Masculinities, and the Machine

F1, Transformers, and Fantasizing Technology at its Limits
Author: Dan Fleming,Damion Sturm
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1441156763
Category: Social Science
Page: 248
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Media, Masculinities, and the Machine identifies a distinctive phenomenon in today's media culture - the contemporary male fantasy of 'suiting up' and pushing technology to its limits. The authors deconstruct this fantasy using two in-depth studies from American, British and global media: the social imagining of hi-tech in the long-running Transformers franchise and global Formula One motorsport, with links to numerous other areas of contemporary culture. By drawing on non-representational theory and the latest theories of affect while employing the method of autoethnography to explore what boys and men 'want' and say, the book offers a timely contribution to our understanding of contemporary cultural attachments. The book provides informative accounts of two instances united by their apparent gender focus and by their interest in ways of imagining high-tech. Tracking their theme through TV, cinema, toys, magazines, merchandising, and the culture of the gadget, the authors raise important questions about mediated masculinities today and propose a new theoretical framework for uncovering what is going on.

The Signs of James Bond

Semiotic Explorations in the World of 007
Author: Daniel Ferreras Savoye
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476600120
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 208
View: 341
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This book is an analysis of the most significant elements that compose the “Bond formula,” such as names, binary oppositions and narrative patterns. It tackles Ian Fleming’s novels as well as the 22 films of the Eon Productions series and follows the evolution of certain determining features (paradigms) from the text to the screen, to determine their function within the narration. This study reveals how the James Bond universe goes well beyond mere spy adventures to become a genre in itself as well as, now, a standard cultural reference. The book also shows that the underlying ideology of the James Bond narration is not as conservative as it might appear, for it promotes ideals of the Enlightenment period such as secularity, pragmatism and the common good.

The Music of James Bond


Author: Jon Burlingame
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199986762
Category: Music
Page: 304
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The story of the music that accompanies the cinematic adventures of Ian Fleming's intrepid Agent 007 is one of surprising real-life drama. In The Music of James Bond, author Jon Burlingame throws open studio and courtroom doors alike to reveal the full and extraordinary history of the sounds of James Bond, spicing the story with a wealth of fascinating and previously undisclosed tales. Burlingame devotes a chapter to each Bond film, providing the backstory for the music (including a reader-friendly analysis of each score) from the last-minute creation of the now-famous "James Bond Theme" in Dr. No to John Barry's trend-setting early scores for such films as Goldfinger and Thunderball. We learn how synthesizers, disco and modern electronica techniques played a role in subsequent scores, and how composer David Arnold reinvented the Bond sound for the 1990s and beyond. The book brims with behind-the-scenes anecdotes. Burlingame examines the decades-long controversy over authorship of the Bond theme; how Frank Sinatra almost sang the title song for Moonraker; and how top artists like Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones, Paul McCartney, Carly Simon, Duran Duran, Gladys Knight, Tina Turner, and Madonna turned Bond songs into chart-topping hits. The author shares the untold stories of how Eric Clapton played guitar for Licence to Kill but saw his work shelved, and how Amy Winehouse very nearly co-wrote and sang the theme for Quantum of Solace. New interviews with many Bond songwriters and composers, coupled with extensive research as well as fascinating and previously undiscovered details--temperamental artists, unexpected hits, and the convergence of great music and unforgettable imagery--make The Music of James Bond a must read for 007 buffs and all popular music fans. This paperback edition is brought up-to-date with a new chapter on Skyfall.

James Bond in the 21st Century

Why We Still Need 007
Author: Leah Wilson
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1935251589
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 199
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Writings by Raymond Benson, J. A. Konrath, and many more on the secret agent and pop-culture icon. In this book about the world’s most dashing secret agent and the evolution of the James Bond franchise, leading writers including Raymond Benson, J. A. Konrath, Raelynn Hillhouse, and John Cox discuss the ten sexiest Bond girls, the best villains, and the battles over which actor should play the incomparable superspy. Topics covered range from the playful—how to build a secret lair and avoid the perennial mistakes made by would-be world dominators—to the thought-provoking, such as Bond’s place in the modern world, his Oedipal tendencies and perceived misogyny, and his unerring allure. It’s a feast for fans who can’t get enough of their hero.

V10 Vixen a Woman's View on Motoring


Author: Joanna Barker
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 140926355X
Category:
Page: 192
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V10 VIXEN does not just give her funny yet amazing descriptions on Supercars but cars - that are closer to her heart , Classic Cars and practical cars.This first book as she is writing many more!Brings all her different Motoring Tastes together and gives WOMAN PETROL HEADS VIEW ON MOTORING - which is new because most books are written by men.

Random Family

Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx
Author: Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439124892
Category: Social Science
Page: 432
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Random Family tells the American outlaw saga lurking behind the headlines of gangsta glamour, gold-drenched drug dealers, and street-corner society. With an immediacy made possible only after ten years of reporting, Adrian Nicole LeBlanc immerses the reader in the mind-boggling intricacies of the little-known ghetto world. She charts the tumultuous cycle of the generations, as girls become mothers, mothers become grandmothers, boys become criminals, and hope struggles against deprivation. Two romances thread through Random Family: the sexually charismatic nineteen-year-old Jessica's dizzying infatuation with a hugely successful young heroin dealer, Boy George, and fourteen-year-old Coco's first love with Jessica's little brother, Cesar, an aspiring thug. Fleeing from family problems, the young couples try to outrun their destinies. Chauffeurs whisk them to getaways in the Poconos and to nightclubs. They cruise the streets in Lamborghinis and customized James Bond cars. Jessica and Boy George ride the wild adventure between riches and ruin, while Coco and Cesar stick closer to the street, all four caught in a precarious dance between life and death. Friends get murdered; the DEA and FBI investigate Boy George's business activities; Cesar becomes a fugitive; Jessica and Coco endure homelessness, betrayal, the heartbreaking separation of prison, and throughout it all, the insidious damage of poverty. Together, then apart, the teenagers make family where they find it. Girls look for excitement and find trouble; boys, searching for adventure, join crews and prison gangs. Coco moves upstate to dodge the hazards of the Bronx; Jessica seeks solace in romance. Both find that love is the only place to go. A gifted prose stylist and a profoundly compassionate observer, Adrian Nicole LeBlanc has slipped behind the cold statistics and sensationalism surrounding inner-city life and come back with a riveting, haunting, and true urban soap opera that reveals the clenched grip of the streets. Random Family is a compulsive read and an important journalistic achievement, sure to take its place beside the classics of the genre.

A to Z of Sports Cars, 1945-1990


Author: Mike Lawrence
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 9781870979818
Category: Transportation
Page: 336
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Presents a history of sports cars from the earliest models, to the hot rods of the 1950s and 1960s, to contemporary styles

Media Semiotics

An Introduction, Second Edition
Author: Jonathan Bignell
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719062056
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 241
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Using examples such as "Big Brother" and "Billy Elliot", Bignell offers a comprehensive, intelligent and readable introduction into the critical approach in contemporary media studies. This second edition includes sections on men's style magazines, docusoaps and "reality TV".

James Bond and Popular Culture

Essays on the Influence of the Fictional Superspy
Author: Michele Brittany
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786477938
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 288
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The most recognizable fictional spy and one of the longest running film franchises, James Bond has inspired a host of other pop culture contributions, including Doctor Who (the Jon Pertwee era), the animated television comedy series Archer, Matt Kindt's comic book series Mind MGMT, Japan's Nakano Spy School Films, the 1960s Italian Eurospy genre, and the recent 007 Legends video game. This collection of new essays analyzes Bond's phenomenal literary and filmic influence over the past 50-plus years. The 14 essays are categorized into five parts: film, television, literature, lifestyle (emphasis on fashion and home decor), and the Bond persona reinterpreted.