The Resource Fires in the Mirror, Anna Deavere Smith, (electronic resource)

Fires in the Mirror, Anna Deavere Smith, (electronic resource)

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Fires in the Mirror
Title
Fires in the Mirror
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Anna Deavere Smith
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Language
eng
Summary
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 black-white tensions as it is a work of drama. In August 1991 simmering tensions in the racially polarized Brooklyn, New York, neighborhood of Crown Heights exploded into riots after a black boy was killed by a car in a rabbi's motorcade and a Jewish student was slain by blacks in retaliation . Fires in the Mirror is dramatist Anna Deavere Smith's stunning exploration of the events and emotions leading up to and following the Crown Heights conflict. Through her portrayals of more than two dozen Crown eights adversaries, victims, and eyewitnesses, using verbatim excerpts from their observations derived from interviews she conducted, Smith provides a brilliant , Rashoman -like documentary portrait of contemporary ethnic turmoil
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Smith, Anna Deavere
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  • Performing Arts
  • Sociology
  • African American Nonfiction
  • Nonfiction
Label
Fires in the Mirror, Anna Deavere Smith, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781101911297
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D2C13462-27DB-46B9-A420-6AD18D95218F
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Label
Fires in the Mirror, Anna Deavere Smith, (electronic resource)
Link
https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/d2c13462-27db-46b9-a420-6ad18d95218f
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101911297
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
D2C13462-27DB-46B9-A420-6AD18D95218F
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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