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Fires in the Mirror Paperback - 1993

by Anna Deavere Smith

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.


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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.

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  • Title Fires in the Mirror
  • Author Anna Deavere Smith
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition [ Edition: first
  • Pages 208
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Anchor Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.
  • Date 1993-09-01
  • Illustrated Yes
  • Features Illustrated
  • ISBN 9780385470148 / 0385470142
  • Weight 0.35 lbs (0.16 kg)
  • Dimensions 7.9 x 5.1 x 0.6 in (20.07 x 12.95 x 1.52 cm)
  • Themes
    • Cultural Region: Mid-Atlantic
    • Cultural Region: Northeast U.S.
    • Demographic Orientation: Urban
    • Ethnic Orientation: African American
    • Ethnic Orientation: Jewish
    • Geographic Orientation: New York
  • Library of Congress subjects Jews - New York (State) - New York, African Americans - New York (State) - New
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 93010121
  • Dewey Decimal Code 812.54

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Citations

  • Black Issues Book Review, 05/01/2006, Page 15

About the author

Anna Deavere Smith is an actor, a teacher, a playwright, and the creator of an acclaimed series of one-woman plays based on her interviews with diverse voices from communities in crisis. She has won two Obie Awards; two Tony nominations for her play Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992; and a MacArthur Fellowship. Smith was also a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her play Fires in the Mirror. She has worked in television on The Practice and The West Wing, and has had roles in the films Philadelphia, The American President, and The Human Stain. Smith is the founder and director of the Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue and is a professor at New York University, with an appointment in the Tisch School of the Arts and an affiliation with the School of Law.
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