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Spike Lee : that's my story and I'm sticking to it

Author: Kaleem Aftab; Spike Lee
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Lee is the provocative director whose pioneering films--from Do the Right Thing and Jungle Fever to Malcolm X--helped transform the face of late twentieth-century America. Since bursting onto the scene in 1986 with the sexually provocative She's Gotta Have It, He has been one of America's most visionary and controversial cinematic figures. With film critic Kaleem Aftab, Lee chronicles his explosive rise to stardom,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Spike Lee; Spike Lee; Spike Lee
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kaleem Aftab; Spike Lee
ISBN: 0393061531 9780393061536
OCLC Number: 60402028
Description: viii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. 40 acres and a mule --
2. The early years --
3. She's gotta have it --
4. School daze --
5. Do the right thing --
6. Mo' better blues --
7. Jungle fever --
8. Malcolm X --9. Crooklyn --
10. Clockers --
11. Girl 6 --
12. Get on the bus and 4 little girls --
13. He got game --
14. Summer of Sam --
15. Original kings of comedy, bamboozled, a Huey P. Newton story and Jim Brown --
16. The 25th hour --
17. Sucker free city and she hate me --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: as told to Kaleem Aftab.
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This new biography tells the cinematic story of the preeminent director whose pioneering films---from "Do the Right Thing" and "Jungle Fever" to "Malcolm X"--helped transform the face of late  Read more...

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