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Lathan, Stan

Overview
Works: 144 works in 264 publications in 4 languages and 7,528 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Short stories, American  Fiction  Television adaptations  Poetry  Television programs  Biography  Juvenile works  Controversial literature 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Stan Lathan
Publications by Stan Lathan
Most widely held works about Stan Lathan
 
Most widely held works by Stan Lathan
Go tell it on the mountain by James Baldwin( visu )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
"To be Black in America. To seek both salvation and understanding in the journey of a family from the rural South to 'big city' Harlem. To be a young boy struggling to earn the approval of a self-righteous and often unloving stepfather."
Richard Wright's Almos' a man ( visu )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 700 libraries worldwide
Based on the short story by Richard Wright. A black teenage farm worker believes that owning a gun is a mark of maturity
Uncle Tom's cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
"Harriet Beecher Stowe's timeless classic of slavery and survival in the Old South comes alive in this moving tribute to the strength of the human spirit"--Container
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray ( visu )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Based on the short story by Ernest J. Gaines. In rural Louisiana in the 1940's, a young black boy accompanies his mother into town and absorbs valuable lessons of pride, charity and dignity
The sky is gray ( visu )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Deceptively simple, yet emotionally complex tale of a young boy's discovery of what it's like to be black in Louisiana during the 1940's
Mikhail Baryshnikov with Gelsey Kirkland, Marianna Tcherkassky ( visu )
4 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
This 1976 live performance showcases the incredible Mikhail Baryshnikov, at the peak of his talents, shortly after arriving in the West. His American television debut spotlights solos and Gelsey Kirkland, his first great U.S. partner. Lacks the appearance by host Beverly Sills and the excerpts from Twyla Tharp's Push come to shove which were part of the telecast version. Disc includes an added written message from Gelsey Kirkland
The Waltons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Olivia returns home, her health restored. Ben and Cindy welcome another Walton into the world. Cousin Rose and her grandchildren fill empty rooms in the Walton home. Mary Ellen and Erin challenge scoffing men in a horse race. Jim-Bob graduates from high school and makes a decision that fills the family with profound pride
Russell Simmons def poetry jam on Broadway-- and more : the choice collection by Russell Simmons( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Beat Street by Stan Lathan( visu )
20 editions published between 38 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 280 libraries worldwide
"The story of Kenny, a young hip-hop artist living in the rough slums of the Bronx with his younger brother Lee and their mother Cora. Kenny dreams of making it big as a disk jockey and playing in the most swank of Manhattan nightclubs, The Roxy. Into their lives comes Tracy, a composer and assistant choreographer from New York College who inspires him to try to continue his dream while romance begins to grow between them despite coming from different neighborhoods and worlds. Meanwhile, Lee is part of a break-dancing gang set on dominating the scene of their street. The rest of their friends include Ramon, a graffiti artist determined to spread his painting to every subway car in the city while dealing with his girlfriend Carmen. Chollie is a fellow rapper who becomes Kenny's manager after he lands him a gig at a Bronx club as the DJ."--Matt Patay, www.imdb.com
Booker by Stan Lathan( visu )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Portrays Booker T. Washington's early life during the closing days and aftermath of the Civil War
Almos' a man by Richard Wright( visu )
7 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Story about a Black, teenage farmworker, who, faced with the prospect of working to pay for a mule he has accidentally killed, and armed with vague notions of manhood, escapes from the farm
Russell Simmons presents def poetry ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Taped live at the Supper Club in New York, Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry is hosted by popular rap artist Mos Def, and spotlights original material performed by contemporary urban poets and well-known music/comedy artists
The trial of the moke ( visu )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
This play is based on the tragic story of the first Africa-American to graduate from West Point, Lt. Henry Ossian Flipper. He was framed by white officers who accused him to embezzling government funds. Ninety-five years later he was vindicated
Dave Chappelle for what it's worth ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Performance footage of Dave Chappelle's stand-up comedy act at the San Francisco Fillmore
Russell Simmons presents Def poetry ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Seven new half-hour editions taped live at the Supper Club in New York, hosted by popular rap artist Mos Def. Spotlights original material performed by contemporary urban poets and well-known music/comedy artists
The trial of the moke by Daniel Stein( Computer File )
in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Brave New Voices ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Celebrates youthful excitement, creative expression, and inspired stage presentations. Captures the exhilarating verbal adrenaline of the freewheeling Grand Slam Finals showdown between four teams; Denver, Albuquerque, the California Bay Area and New York City, all performing in front of a raucous audience at L.A.'s Saban Theatre
Russell Simmons presents Def poetry ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Features talented contemporary urban poets, plus well-known musicians and comedians, and highlights their original material and powerful performances in an unedited, uncensored and definitely unparalleled setting
Dave Chappelle killin' them softly ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Dave Chappelle's stand up comedy focuses on issues about the police, racism, Sesame Street, kids, and the government
Def poetry ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
The showcase for spoken word is back with another jam-packed series of words and wisdom. Features talented contemporary urban poets, plus well-known musicians and comedians, and highlights their original material and powerful performances in an unedited, uncensored and definitely unparalleled setting
 
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English (104)
German (6)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
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