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Busia, Akosua

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Works: 31 works in 85 publications in 6 languages and 4,257 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Artist, Lyricist, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Akosua Busia
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Most widely held works by Akosua Busia
Beloved by Jonathan Demme( visu )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,944 libraries worldwide
After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe and Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
The color purple by Alice Walker( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,117 libraries worldwide
This is the story of a black family's growth and flowering as told through the life of Celie. Set in the rural South about 1909, it tells of the loving relationship between Celie and her sister Nettie. At the center of everything is Celie, who as a young girl gives birth to two children who are both taken away from her. She and her sister are also separated. Celie then marries into a life of virtual servitude to a brutal man causing her life to be filled with oppression and grinding disappointments. Her joys are few until, after 40 years, she is reunited with her family
The seasons of Beento Blackbird : a novel by Akosua Busia( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
A New York writer's cozy arrangement--one wife in Africa, another in the Caribbean--comes unstuck when the African wife becomes pregnant. After giving birth to a son she flies to the Caribbean and meets the other wife. The writer flees, but he will return to make his choice. A first novel
Brother Future by John Frankenheimer( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
A slick inner-city youth is knocked unconscious and wakes up to find he has been transported back through time to 1822 Charleston, S.C., where he is taken captive as a slave
The seasons of Beento Blackbird by Akosua Busia( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
The story of Solomon Wilberforce, a.k.a Beento Blackbird, who writes books for children of African descent. As successful as his books are at reconnecting people to their heritage, he has trouble connecting to his own. He keeps all of the aspects of his life compartmentalized until
Ill gotten gains ( visu )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Twenty-four African captives fill the tiny hull of the slave ship Argon Miss off the coast of West Africa. As the ship travels to an unknown destination, its inhabitants begin to buckle under the daily regimen of cruelty and abuse. When an ancient spirit appears from within the wooden planks of the ship calling for release by fire, the captive men and women are driven toward escape through bloody uprising
Lonesome Dove collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Streets of Laredo: Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza, a new kind of killer, only a boy, who kills from a distance with a rifle. Joined by his old compadre Pea Eye, it is a long ride to south Texas and the Mexican side of the border, where the past, in the form of Maria Garza, Joey's mother, haunts Call
Menschenkind by Jonathan Demme( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in German and English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Native son ( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
In 1940's Chicago, Bigger Thomas is an impoverished black man who obtains a job as a chauffeur for a wealthy white family. However, when Bigger commits an unintentional act, tragedy ensues
Native son Domači sin ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Saxo ( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in Spanish and Miscellaneous languages and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Sam, un hombre de negocios a punto de arruinarse, es inesperadamente salvado por dos hermanos negros americanos, una hermosa mujer y un brillante saxofonista de Jazz. A partir de entonces sus vidas quedan ligadas entre si
The Final terror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A group of young campers find their plans spoiled by a disguised, merciless killer who stalks the forest in search of fresh victims
Testimonies of exile by Abena P. A Busia( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Moon song : [screenplay] by Menno Meyjes( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A special friendship ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Elizabeth Van Lew, daughter of a plantation owner, and Mary Bowser, her slave, grow up together in Richmond and become best friends. Upon the death of Elizabeth's father, all of his slaves are set free. Mary is sent off to a school in Philadelphia for former slaves. She returns to Richmond as the South secedes from the Union. Mary and Elizabeth keep allegience to the Union, though they are now living in the Confederate capital. Elizabeth loves Tom, who becomes a Confederate officer; Mary loves Ben, who enlists in the Union army. Both women risk their lives to become spies for the Union army
BELOVED ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The prof : a man remembered : life, vision & legacy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Native son based on the novel by Richard Wright ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
El Rector McKenna ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
Mule bone (excerpts) ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Reviewer's reel of excerpts from the Broadway production of Mule Bone, which ran at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre from Feb. 14, 1991 to April 14, 1991
 
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