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From the ashes : voices of Watts

Author: Budd Schulberg; Watts Writers' Workshop.
Publisher: [New York] : New American Library, [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Selected writings, including autobiographical essays, poems and stories, by eighteen contributors to the Watts Writers Workshop, founded in South Los Angeles after the riots of 1965.
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Genre/Form: Literature
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
From the ashes.
[New York] New American Library [1967]
(OCoLC)575622751
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Budd Schulberg; Watts Writers' Workshop.
OCLC Number: 1175685
Description: x, 277 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / Budd Schulberg --
I remember Papa ; Will there be another riot in Watts? ; The sand-clock day ; Crazy nigger ; Losers weepers / Harry Dolan --
Morality ; Indictment ; Black power ; To Mr. Charles and Sister Annie ; Watts / Alvin A. Saxon --
Listen, America, ebony middle-class is talking ; The house on Mettler Street ; The stake-out / Jeanne Taylor --
The workin' machine ; The world is ready to explode ; As bald as she could be ; My beard ; I'm here! ; Negro history ; Sammy Lee ; This is the home of my fathers ; Race compliments / Jimmie Sherman --
To save a tear ; Jealousy ; The law ; Brief thought before dawn ; The shoe shine ; What is ; Suppression ; Existence ; The jewel / Guadalupe De Saavedra --
The Coming of the hoodlum ; India ; The suicide note ; Hush ; Bad news ; Attention ; The fish party ; Jeremy ; Intent ; Chaos in a gehtto alley ; Black consciousness ; Alan Paton will die ; Long live the Peace Corps of America ; Watts, 1966 / Johnie Scott --
Another day ; Love of a woman ; My black man's togetherness was called revolt / Vallejo Ryan Kennedy --
Life, a gamble / Ernest A. Mayhand, Jr. --
Reveille ; Shade of darkness ; Jean ; Some notes on the Frederick Douglass Writers' House / James Thomas Jackson --
The realization of a dream deferred ; Lullaby, my son / Fannie Carole Brown --
Consequence / David Reese Moody --
A deep blue feeling / Edna Gipson --
Love or life ; A serpent smiles ; In the name of God / Emmery Evans --
Black phoenix ; What can I say? ; Tomorrow ; Christmas in the ghetto / Blossom Powe --
Watts-little Rome / Sonora McKeller --
Memoirs of a shoeshine boy / Harley Mims --
Infinite ; Me-I'm black ; You and I ; Who's life? ; One, two, three ; Insanity ; The question ; Who's the man asleep? / Leumas Sirrah --
A black mother's plea ; The promise of strangers / Birdell Chew --
Appendix : The trial of T --
Editor's postscript.
Responsibility: edited and with an introd. by Budd Schulberg.

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Selected writings, including autobiographical essays, poems and stories, by eighteen contributors to the Watts Writers Workshop, founded in South Los Angeles after the riots of 1965.

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