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Simon, David 1960-

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The wire by David Simon( Visual )

405 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 7,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn
Treme by Anthony Hemingway( Visual )

63 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amid the ruins of New Orleans, ordinary people--musicians, chefs, residents--find themselves clinging to a unique culture and wondering if the city that gave birth to that culture still has a future
Homicide : a year on the killing streets by David Simon( Book )

51 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reporter's true stroy of a year with a homicide unit on the streets of Baltimore
The corner : a year in the life of an inner-city neighborhood by David Simon( Book )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the center of the narrative is fifteen-year-old DeAndre McCullough. DeAndre's parents, Gary and Fran, were once poised, against all odds, to pull themselves up and out of West Baltimore. But when they themselves stumble and then succumb to the corner's temptations, DeAndre's future hangs in the balance. Smart and streetwise, he is both drawn to and wary of the drug trade that flourishes beyond his rowhouse steps. Can he rise above his parents' addiction, or will he, too, become a casualty of the corner? Through the prism of just one desolate crossroads, Simon and Burns offer chilling assessments of why law enforcement policies, moral crusades, and the welfare system have done so little for our inner cities. The Corner will forever alter our view of the so-called war on drugs, even as it compels us to look deep into the hearts and minds of all those who live in America's abandoned places
The house I live in( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and damaged poor communities. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before. Filmed in more than 20 states, it captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels, the dealer to grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, revealing profound human rights implications
Generation kill by Susanna White( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "fact-based dramatization" based on Evan Wright's experiences as an embedded reporter with the United States Marine Corps in 2003. Presents a uniquely epic and intimate portrait of the first 40 days of the Iraq war from the perspective of the Marines of the First Recon Battalion
Show me a hero by Paul Haggis( Visual )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and French and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an America generations removed from the greatest civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the young mayor of a mid-sized American city is faced with a federal court order that says he must build a small number of low-income housing units in the white neighborhoods of his town. His attempt to do so tears the entire city apart, paralyzes the municipal government and, ultimately, destroys the mayor and his political future
Treme( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Orleans, 38 months after. The city's musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and others continue to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. But the promise of recovery, heightened by the historic election of a new president, is tempered by sobering economics, continued police corruption, and the ongoing specter of violence and crime. In these five final episodes of Treme, New Orleans' protagonists strive to build their own legacy in this most iconic of American cities
The corner by Charles S Dutton( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the lives of a poor African-American family, all of whom are involved at some level in the West Baltimore drug trade
Homicide, life on the street( Visual )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Segments from the third season of the acclaimed television drama inspired by the non-fiction book by David Simon. It is at once a mundane yet compelling look inside the Homicide Unit of the Baltimore Police Department, where a group of determined individuals are committed to their grim job at hand
How to make money selling drugs( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at the high-stakes world of drug dealing and drug enforcement, featuring interviews with top-ranking government officials and such celebrities as Woody Harrelson, Susan Sarandon, The Wire creator David Simon, and rappers Eminem, 50 Cent, and Rick Ross
America in primetime( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society, and in the expansive world of modern TV. Today's heroes and villains have come a long way from their predecessors. Showcased is this iconic American art form, which has both reflected and shaped the country's national character. Each episode focuses on an enduring character archetype, as seen through generations of television programs
Shadows of liberty( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups, and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes a journey through the darker corridors of the US media, where global conglomerates call the shots. For decades, their overwhelming influence has distorted news journalism and compromised its values.Tracing the story of media manipulation through the years, Shadows of Liberty poses a crucial question: why have we let a handful of powerful corporations write the news? We're left in no doubt--media reform is urgent and freedom of the press is fundamental."--Container
Show me a hero : a tale of murder, suicide, race, and redemption by Lisa Belkin( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issues facing public housing in Yonkers and the people who live with the results
The corner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, an inner-city Baltimore family copes with ever-present drug traffic and violence in their lives
The wire( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the fall of the Barksdale empire, and the ascent of a new young drug king in Baltimore, McNulty, Bunk and the rest of the detail continue to "follow the money" up the political ladder amidst a hotly contested mayoral campaign. Prez witnesses first-hand the role of inner-city education in the formation of youth as four students, Michael, Namond, Randy and Dukie, face dangerous decisions and adolescent angst in a city rife with the temptations of crime and easy money. This season continues to blur the lines between good and evil and incite the fires of urban unrest
Treme( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Orleans, 38 months after. The city's musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and others continue to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. But the promise of recovery, heightened by the historic election of a new president, is tempered by sobering economics, continued police corruption, and the ongoing specter of violence and crime. In these five final episodes of Treme, New Orleans' protagonists strive to build their own legacy in this most iconic of American cities
Minnie's tea party by Jill Wright( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minnie invites her relatives for tea, but they are not amused by her unlady-like manner and, above all, by the messy living room
The wire( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the fall of the Barksdale empire, and the ascent of a new young drug king in Baltimore, McNulty, Bunk and the rest of the detail continue to "follow the money" up the political ladder amidst a hotly contested mayoral campaign. Prez witnesses first-hand the role of inner-city education in the formation of youth as four students, Michael, Namond, Randy and Dukie, face dangerous decisions and adolescent angst in a city rife with the temptations of crime and easy money. This season continues to blur the lines between good and evil and incite the fires of urban unrest
The wire( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the fall of the Barksdale empire, and the ascent of a new young drug king in Baltimore, McNulty, Bunk and the rest of the detail continue to "follow the money" up the political ladder amidst a hotly contested mayoral campaign. Prez witnesses first-hand the role of inner-city education in the formation of youth as four students, Michael, Namond, Randy and Dukie, face dangerous decisions and adolescent angst in a city rife with the temptations of crime and easy money. This season continues to blur the lines between good and evil and incite the fires of urban unrest
 
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The corner : a year in the life of an inner-city neighborhood
Alternative Names
David Simon Amerikaans schrijver

David Simon amerikansk forfatter, journalist og manusforfatter

David Simon scrittore e produttore televisivo statunitense

David Simon US-amerikanischer Autor, Journalist und Drehbuchautor

Simon, David J.

Саймон, Дэвид

דייוויד סימון

دیوید سیمون

デビッド・シモン

大衛·西蒙

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Homicide : a year on the killing streetsThe corner : a year in the life of an inner-city neighborhoodGeneration killHomicide, life on the streetMinnie's tea party