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This book can be consigned to the trash heap of popular fiction. This book is a stigma in the world of literature. Indecency has crossed the threshold and reached its nadir. This is the worst Harold Robbins book i have ever come across which has the sole effect of stirring up the concupiscence and baser primal instincts of human beings.3/5(2). Operation Carpetbagger was a World War II operation to provide aerial supply of weapons and other matériel to resistance fighters in France, Italy and the Low Countries by the U.S. Army Air Forces that began on 4 January
Carpet Bagger, Wakefield, United Kingdom. 2, likes 1 talking about this were here. Carpet, Vinyl and Bed specialist with one of the biggest ranges in Wakefield/5(66). The luggage carried by these people was often made of carpet remnants stitched together, being a cheap strong material, hence carpet-bagging, or carpet-baggers. John Kohler, New York.
For Sale on DVD: The Carpetbaggers DVD George Peppard Carroll Robbins' best-seller about '30s Hollywood comes to the screen in a torrent of frank, controversial and (for the times) sensational scenes. George Peppard is Jonas Cord, the. In the post-US Civil War South, carpetbaggers were Northerners who moved to the South to take advantage of the unstable social, financial, and political climate. They were called "carpetbaggers" to imply that they were such poor, transient characters that they merely moved south carrying all their possessions in a carpet-bag. A carpet-bag, by the way, isn't a bag for carrying carpet, but .
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This style of epic, novel, with overlapping and interwoven life stories, seems to have disappeared from the book shelves. I first read The Carpetbaggers in the late s but recently bought it again as a result of a dinner party conversation/5().
The Carpetbaggers is a bestselling novel by Harold Robbins, which was adapted into a film of the same prequel Nevada Smith () was also based on a character in the novel. The term "carpetbagger" refers to an outsider relocating to exploit derives from postbellum South usage, where it referred specifically to opportunistic Northerners who flocked.
(The Carpetbaggers #1) Rating details 4, ratings reviews. A LEGENDARY MASTERPIECE. A STORY OF MONEY AND POWER, Jonas Cord coveted his father's fame, fortune, even his young, beautiful wife. When his father died, Jonas swore to possess them all. But Rina Marlow was the celebrated screen goddess no man could master.
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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Carpetbaggers/5(). Etymology and definition. The term carpetbagger, used exclusively as a pejorative term, originated from the carpet bags (a form of cheap luggage made from carpet fabric) which many of these newcomers carried.
The term came to be associated with opportunism and exploitation by outsiders. The term is now used in the United States to refer to a parachute candidate, that is. Carpetbaggers.
In general, the term “carpetbagger” refers to a traveler who arrives in a new region with only a satchel (or carpetbag) of possessions, and who attempts to profit from or gain.
The Carpetbaggers is a American drama film directed by Edward Dmytryk, based on the best-selling novel The Carpetbaggers by Harold stars George Peppard as Jonas Cord, a character based loosely on Howard Hughes, and Alan Ladd in his last role as Nevada Smith, a former western gunslinger turned actor.
Carroll Baker, Martha Hyer, Bob Cummings, and Based on: The Carpetbaggers, by Harold Robbins. Set in the '20s and '30s and based on Harold Robbin's book, this drama chronicles the life of millionaire Jonas Cord, Jr. (George Peppard) who inherits his father's business and who has no 33%.
The Carpetbaggers, established in the s, is a flooring company that provides Indianapolis with vinyl flooring repair and sub-floor installation as well as other services.
Services offered. Bamboo Flooring Installation. Bamboo Flooring Repair. /5(4). The Carpetbaggers Jonas Conrad inherited his father's fortune, his cunning - and his beautiful wife.
Rina Marlow's lush sexuality made her a movie goddess, but together or apart they loved, fought and schemed in an all-out bid for success.4/5(13). Here's the trailer for THE CARPETBAGGERS (). The film is such an outrageous mix of Hollywood melodrama, pop psychology and salacious sleaze that it's fun in a gruesome sort of way.
It's an. Carpetbaggers by Harold Robbins, First Edition. You Searched For: Author This is a Very Good Copy of this book in Publisher's soft is an unusual binding and is a special edition to celebrate the 1,th and was presented to Robert Maxwell (newspaper tycoon) with his name in red felt tip pen to the front soft.
EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags)Pages: Only instead of being a noble hero, the personification of a chivalrous myth, he is a contemptible hero, conforming to the myth of the the last few. The carpetbagger remains one of the most enduring symbols of the Reconstruction era.
Technically, a carpetbagger was simply a northerner who went South in the wake of the Civil War and took part in Republican Party politics. For most of its lifespan, however, the term has been an epithet, denoting a lowly, immoral northern opportunist, a demagogue who preyed on.
The Carpetbaggers () About book: I bought The Carpetbaggers in a shop down the street selling used books. The funny part is that I had never noticed that shop, nor am I famous for buying used books (I prefer to have my own personal copy rather than someone else's old one)/5(3).
His first book, Never Love a Stranger (), caused controversy with its graphic sexuality. Publisher Pat Knopf reportedly bought Never Love a Stranger because "it was the first time he had ever read a book where on one page you'd have tears and on /5.
Directed by Edward Dmytryk. With George Peppard, Alan Ladd, Carroll Baker, Robert Cummings. Jonas Cord is a disagreeable young tycoon who's building planes, directing films and catting around on the corporate make in 's Hollywood/10(K).Carpetbagger definition: If you call someone a carpetbagger, you disapprove of them because they are trying to | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.The Role of Carpetbaggers.
Race in US History. Alexander White, a white congressman from Alabama, describes the role that “carpetbaggers” and “scalawags” played in Reconstruction politics. nine-tenths of those who are called carpet-baggers became involved in political affairs [in the] South Without their co-operation and.