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Pate, Alexs D. 1950-

Overview
Works: 31 works in 94 publications in 9 languages and 4,680 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Suspense fiction  History  Adventure stories, American  Biographical fiction, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewer
Classifications: PS3566.A777, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alexs D Pate
Amistad : a novel by Alexs D Pate( Book )
33 editions published between 1963 and 1998 in 9 languages and held by 962 libraries worldwide
This novel recounts the rebellion in 1839 of 53 African slaves aboard the Amistad, a Spanish slave ship from Cuba. After the ship was intercepted by the U.S. Navy and taken to New London, Connecticut, President Van Buren and the pro-slavery government wanted to return the slaves to Havana, but the fledgling abolitionist movement forced a series of trials, culminating at the Supreme Court, in which the slaves were defended by former President John Quincy Adams
In the heart of the beat : the poetry of rap by Alexs D Pate( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
Discusses the literary and poetic dimensions of rap and hip-hop music, describing the shared elements of rap and poetry--imagery, texture, flow, and more--and analyzing several examples of works from various artists
West of Rehoboth : a novel by Alexs D Pate( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
"Set in the early 1960s, this is the story of twelve-year-old Edward Massey. Each summer, to escape the heat of Philadelphia, Edward's family, travels to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. A pristine resort untouched by racial integration, Rehoboth Beach offers work for his mother and a sandy playground for his sister. But for Edward it offers the chance to understand his curmudgeonly Uncle Rufus, a man caught in a swirl of hard luck and bad choices."--Jacket
West of Rehoboth by Alexs D Pate( file )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Edward and his family have escaped the heat and violence of inner-city Philadelphia every summer for the last 5 years. Staying at his Aunt Edna's house in West Rehoboth -- the black side of town -- Edward has the whole summer to have fun and explore. First, Edward wants to learn about the mysterious man named Uncle Rufus living in the shack behind Aunt Edna's
Losing Absalom : a novel by Alexs D Pate( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
As Absalom Goodman, an African-American, lies dying in a Philadelphia hospital surrounded by his wife and two grown children, he retraces his life. A study of parenthood, the inner city and the American way
Finding Makeba by Alexs D Pate( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
At a book-signing ceremony, a black woman confronts the author, announcing she is his daughter whom he abandoned years earlier. The father proceeds to explain the reason and the novel is the dialogue between the two
The multicultiboho sideshow by Alexs D Pate( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
A struggling black writer in Minneapolis summons a policeman, ties him to a chair and harangues him on what is wrong with white underwriting of minority artists. It's his way of explaining the presence of a dead philanthropist in his apartment
Contradictions of the heart ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
On a hot summer night a bartender, a party girl, a group of girlfriends and four buddies all wind up at the same nightclub looking for a good time. Each has their own story, but eventually they all become set on a collision course of infidelity, love and lust. By the end of the evening, none of their lives will ever be the same
Blues Vision : African American writing from Minnesota ( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
"A rich Minnesota literary tradition is brought into the spotlight in this groundbreaking collection of incisive prose and powerful poetry by forty-three black writers who educate, inspire, and reveal the unabashed truth"--
Diversity challenges what would you do? ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The program examines workplace diversity issues including race, gender, age, disability, national origin, and different personality and work styles. It uses two open-ended scenarios to give organizations, trainers, and employees a tool to initiate discussions on these issues
Slowly, this ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Writers David Mura, a Japanese American, and Alexs Pate, an African American, tell provocative, personal stories that overturn stereotypes of how men of color relate to each other. They unravel their secrets for survival in a white world, and provide new insight into the state of race relations in the U.S
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the story of a group of enslaved Africans who overcome their captors and attempt to return to their homeland. When the ship is seized, the captive Africans are brought to trial in the United States, this is the story of that courtroom battle
Absalom falls : an excerpt from Losing Absalom by Alexs D Pate( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Innocent : poems by Alexs D Pate( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Amiri Baraka : the power of the word ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Black Arts poet Amiri Baraka reads from his work and discusses writing, politics, and the Black experience with author Alexs Pate
Amisutaddo ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Alive TV ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Writers David Mura, a Japanese American, and Alexs Pate, an African American, tell provocative, personal stories that overturn stereotypes of how men of color relate to each other. They unravel their secrets for survival in a white world, and provide new insight into the state of race relations in the U.S
Faculty reading 7/5/2003 ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A reading featuring Alex Pate, Edwin Torres, Jack Collom, and Sonia Sanchez. Pate reads from Multi-culti; Torres reads and performs several pieces, including Motor priest and Tempest; Collom reads from his sonnets; and Sanchez reads Poem for some women, Blues haiku, and Middle passage
Identity panel narrative and anti-narrative ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A panel discussion featuring Alexs Pate, Thalia Field, Kari Edwards, Robert Glück, and Tom Glave, on the topic of identity, narrative, and anti-narrative. The panelists and audience explore how identity is constructed through narrative and how oppressive identity constructs might be subverted through other models of writing. 01P046 is the question and answer session which concludes with comments by Anne Waldman on alternative narrative structures, Samuel R. Delaney on books that took the top of his head off as a young reader
Absalom falls: An excerpt from losing Absalom by Alexs D Pate( file )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Pate, Alexs 1950-
ペイト, アレックス
Languages
English (64)
Spanish (5)
German (4)
French (4)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
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