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The Resource Fires in the mirror : Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities, Anna Deavere Smith ; with a foreword by Cornel West

Fires in the mirror : Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities, Anna Deavere Smith ; with a foreword by Cornel West

Label
Fires in the mirror : Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities
Title
Fires in the mirror
Title remainder
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities
Statement of responsibility
Anna Deavere Smith ; with a foreword by Cornel West
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Last year's acclaimed off-Broadway play is as much a commentary on current racial tensions as it is a work of drama. Award-winning writer and solo performer Smith derived her scripts from interviews with people who experienced or observed New York's 1991 Crown Heights racial riots. As seen on PBS. Photos. Derived from interviews with a wide range of people who experienced or observed New York's 1991 Crown Heights racial riots, Fires In The Mirror is as distinguished a work of commentary on current Black-White tensions as it is a work of drama
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
812/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.M465
LC item number
F56 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Fires in the mirror : Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities, Anna Deavere Smith ; with a foreword by Cornel West
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Foreword / Cornel West -- Introduction -- Crown heights conflict: Background information -- Crown heights, Brooklyn: Chronology -- Characters -- Production history -- Fires in the Mirror: Identity: Desert / Ntozake Shange -- Static / Anonymous Lubavitcher Woman -- 101 Dalmatians / George C. Wolfe -- Mirrors: Mirrors and Distortions / Aaron M. Bernstein -- Hair: Look in the Mirror / Anonymous Girl -- Me and James's Thing / Reverend Al Sharpton -- Wigs / Rivkah Siegal -- Race: Rope / Angela Davis -- Rhythm: Rhythm and Poetry / Monique "Big Mo" Matthews -- Seven verses: Roots / Leonard Jeffries -- Near Enough to Reach / Letty Cottin Pogrebin -- Seven Verses / Minister Conrad Mohammed -- Isaac / Lette Cottin Pogrebin -- Lousy Language / Robert Sherman -- Crown Heights, Brooklyn, August 1991: No blood in His feet / Rabbi Joseph Spielman -- Mexican Standoff / Reverend Canon Doctor Heron Sam -- Wa Wa Wa / Anonymous Young Man #1 -- "Heil Hitler" / Michael S. Miller -- Knew How to Use Certain Words / Henry Rice -- My Brother's Blood / Norman Rosenbaum -- Sixteen Hours Difference / Norman Rosenbaum -- Bad Boy / Anonymous Young Man #2 -- Chords / Sonny Carson -- Ovens / Rabbi Shea Hecht -- Rain / Reverend Al Sharpton -- Rage / Richard Green -- Coup / Roslyn Malamud -- Pogroms / Reuven Ostrov -- Lingering / Carmel Cato
Control code
ocm27814351
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
lx, 141 pages
Isbn
9780385470148
Lccn
93010121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27814351
  • (Sirsi) a1419039
Label
Fires in the mirror : Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities, Anna Deavere Smith ; with a foreword by Cornel West
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Foreword / Cornel West -- Introduction -- Crown heights conflict: Background information -- Crown heights, Brooklyn: Chronology -- Characters -- Production history -- Fires in the Mirror: Identity: Desert / Ntozake Shange -- Static / Anonymous Lubavitcher Woman -- 101 Dalmatians / George C. Wolfe -- Mirrors: Mirrors and Distortions / Aaron M. Bernstein -- Hair: Look in the Mirror / Anonymous Girl -- Me and James's Thing / Reverend Al Sharpton -- Wigs / Rivkah Siegal -- Race: Rope / Angela Davis -- Rhythm: Rhythm and Poetry / Monique "Big Mo" Matthews -- Seven verses: Roots / Leonard Jeffries -- Near Enough to Reach / Letty Cottin Pogrebin -- Seven Verses / Minister Conrad Mohammed -- Isaac / Lette Cottin Pogrebin -- Lousy Language / Robert Sherman -- Crown Heights, Brooklyn, August 1991: No blood in His feet / Rabbi Joseph Spielman -- Mexican Standoff / Reverend Canon Doctor Heron Sam -- Wa Wa Wa / Anonymous Young Man #1 -- "Heil Hitler" / Michael S. Miller -- Knew How to Use Certain Words / Henry Rice -- My Brother's Blood / Norman Rosenbaum -- Sixteen Hours Difference / Norman Rosenbaum -- Bad Boy / Anonymous Young Man #2 -- Chords / Sonny Carson -- Ovens / Rabbi Shea Hecht -- Rain / Reverend Al Sharpton -- Rage / Richard Green -- Coup / Roslyn Malamud -- Pogroms / Reuven Ostrov -- Lingering / Carmel Cato
Control code
ocm27814351
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
lx, 141 pages
Isbn
9780385470148
Lccn
93010121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27814351
  • (Sirsi) a1419039

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