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9 edition of Sharky"s Machine found in the catalog.

Sharky"s Machine

by William Diehl

  • 297 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suspense,
  • Fiction - Psychological Suspense,
  • Fiction,
  • Psychological,
  • Fiction / Suspense,
  • Thrillers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9524930M
    ISBN 100345402391
    ISBN 109780345402394

      A William Diehl novel was the source of the noirish nailbiter Sharky's Machine. Sharky (Burt Reynolds) is an undercover cop who fouls up an assignment and 86%(22). Get this from a library! Sharky's machine. [William Diehl] -- Blowing away a crazed, gun-wielding drug dealer on a crowded city bus gets police detective Sharky bounced from the narc squad into the dreaded dregs of the department--vice. That's where he stumbles.

      Sally Field On Burt Reynolds Calling Her The One Who Got Away: 'Well, Yeah' | Entertainment Weekly - Duration: Entertainment Weekly , views. Get this from a library! Sharky's machine. [William Diehl] -- "Italy, A squad of American soldiers on a dangerous secret mission is ambushed and slaughtered and a fortune in gold vanishes. Hong Kong, An aging American colonel, haunted by his.

    Welcome to Sparky’s Machines. The vehicles proudly displayed at our Museum are privately owned. Sparky’s Machines Auto Museum does not own the vehicles displayed in the Museum or on this website. All of the information used in preparing the vehicle descriptions was . Get this from a library! Sharky's machine. [Hank Moonjean; Gerald Di Pego; Burt Reynolds; Vittorio Gassman; Brian Keith; Charles Durning; Earl Holliman; Bernie Casey; Henry Silva; Darryl Hickman; Richard Libertini; Rachel Ward; William A Fraker; Snuff Garrett; Deliverance Productions (Firm); Orion Pictures.; Warner Home Video (Firm);] -- Tom Sharky, an undercover cop, is on a tough narcotics.


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Sharky’s Machine is quite well written by a guy who is very capable of crafting words into a tale that grabs your attention and makes you want to stay with the book to the very end.

The prose is appealing, the pace is quick and exciting, and the grammar is correct/5(63). "Sharky's Machine" was the first major contemporary thriller I can recall with an Atlanta setting, and both the book and the movie captured the feel of the city at that time. When it was recently offered for free on Amazon, I decided to reread it some 30 years later, to see if it held up/5(64).

If you are a fan of Clint Eastwood's Dirty Harry, then you'll likely be at home with Sharky's Machine that focuses on a detective named Sharky who is quick to forgo police procedures and pump some well-deserved lead into criminals/5. Sharky’s Machine is quite well written by a guy who is very capable of crafting words into a tale that grabs your attention and makes you want to stay with the book to the very end.

The prose is appealing, the pace is quick and exciting, and the grammar is correct/5. Sharky's machine, is made up of other guys from vice, supporting cast is great, and slowly ties all of these characters together, and end up jumping right into the middle of it. I can't say any more or you will figure out what happens next.

Everyone is involved when it all comes : Action. Sharky's Machine is a neo-noir action thriller film directed by Burt Reynolds, who stars in the title role. It is an adaptation of William Diehl 's first novel Sharky's Machine. Burt Reynolds On Sharky's Machine Author Sidney Sheldon first mentioned William Diehl`s novel Sharky`s Machine to me at a party.

Soon afterward Clint Eastwood sent me a copy of the same best-selling book with a note saying: "This is Dirty Harry in Atlanta!". Sharky's Machine () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.

Directed by Burt Reynolds. With Burt Reynolds, Rachel Ward, Vittorio Gassman, Brian Keith. Tom Sharky is demoted to vice after a bust goes terribly wrong. He and his team stumble across a mob murder tied to prostitution and government.

Well if true, we have to thank his local jury commissioners office, because what came out was “Sharky’s Machine,” a novel that holds nothing back and throws just about everything at the reader.

She lay beside the table. Her face was gone. Part of her shoulder was blown away. “Sharky’s Machine” contains all of the ingredients of a “Sharky’s Machine” contains all of the ingredients of a tough, violent, cynical big-city cop movie, but what makes it intriguing is the way the Burt Reynolds character plays against those conventions.

His name is Sharky. Fine Running Machine "Sharky's Machine" is clearly a Burt Reynolds vehicle designed to allow the star room to strut his talents and this is why I bought it- he is enjoyable to watch. He spray-paints the machine, the film plot, with colors from other films and other styles, offering a.

Plot – Cop Tim Sharky works in the drug squad and now is on a difficult and risky case. He's in touch with the leader of the drug traffickers and he's forced to accelerate negotiations, so he shoots the criminals.

In the shootout, Sharky wounds a passerby and he's transferred to another squad. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Sharky's Machine - Original Soundtrack on AllMusic -   'Sharky's Machine' arrives on Blu-ray with a lackluster p Blu-ray presentation.

I'm sure this is a bit of an uptick from the previous DVD release, but this transfer is clearly minted from a very dated master. Film grain is present throughout leading to some nice detail levels in places and then in the next shot the movie can look.

Police officer Tom Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician.

Sharky’s new ‘machine’ gathers evidence while Sharky falls in love with a woman he has never met. The characters and actors who are the members of "Sharky's Machine" include Burt Reynolds as Tom Sharky, Brian Keith as Papa, Bernie Casey as Arch, and Richard Libertini as Nosh.

Sharky's boss, Friscoe, played by Charles Durning, is the character who pen's the name "Sharky's Machine" and is arguably a member of the group as well. SHARKY'S MACHINE. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet.

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Sharky's Machine (Hardcover) Published December 12th by Random House, by: 1. His first novel, Sharky's Machine, was made into the film of the same name, directed and starred Burt Reynolds.

Diehl saw it being shot on location in and around his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. Its cast included Vittorio Gassman, Brian Keith, Charles Durning, Earl Holliman, Rachel Ward, Bernie Casey, Henry Silva, and Richard Libertini. Buy a cheap copy of Sharky's Machine book by William Diehl.

Free shipping over $Cited by: 1. ''Sharky's Machine'' turns into the fairly farfetched tale of a drug ring, a twitchy-faced assassin and the $1,a-night prostitute with whom Sharky falls wistfully, even sappily, in love.Sharky's Machine.

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