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Nicholas, Denise 1944-

Overview
Works: 56 works in 115 publications in 2 languages and 4,878 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Film and video adaptations  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Radio plays  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PS3614.I337, 813.6
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Publications about Denise Nicholas
Publications by Denise Nicholas
Most widely held works about Denise Nicholas
 
Most widely held works by Denise Nicholas
Freshwater road by Denise Nicholas( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1964, 19-year-old Celeste Tyree, straddling the strong race consciousness of her father and the race aversion of her estranged mother, takes time off from college and her white boyfriend, traveling from Michigan to Mississippi to lend her efforts to Freedom Summer
Color adjustment by Marlon T Riggs( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 948 libraries worldwide
This study of prejudice and perception traces over forty years of race relations in America through the lens of prime time TV entertainment. Revisiting such popular hits as Amos and Andy, Beulah, The Nat King Cole Show, Julia, I Spy, Good Times and Roots, viewers see how bitter racial conflict was absorbed into the non-controversial formats of the prime time series
And the children shall lead by Emma Pullen( visu )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Television movie. In 1964 segregation is a reality in Catesville, Mississippi. But 12-year-old Rachel doesn't notice it because she has many white friends. When a group of civil rights activists comes to town, the tension between black and white citizens grows. It is now up to Rachel and her friends to persuade the adults to overcome the racial barriers that divide them
Ghost dad by MCA Universal Home Video( visu )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and French and held by 361 libraries worldwide
A father returns from the dead as a ghost and must learn how to be seen and heard so he can take care of his family
Proud ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Home use only
Blacula by William Crain( visu )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
An African vampire prince stalks the city streets to satisfy his desire for blood
An American daughter by Wendy Wasserstein( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
"On the eve of Dr. Lyssa Dent Hughes' nomination as Surgeon General, a witty and dangerous cast of characters stir the calm waters of her Georgetown home."
Let's do it again ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Working class brothers swindle big time gamblers to save their fraternal lodge in the second pairing of Poitier and Cosby (Uptown Saturday Night)
A piece of the action by Sidney Poitier( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
In "A piece of the action," Manny and Dave are two Chicago crooks skilled at rippiing off rip-off-artists who exploit the poor. They don't intend to give to the poor until a sly detective anonymously pulls a con of his own: they must donate time to the Community Center ... or do time in the federal pen. In "Uptown Saturday Night," two men who pose as diamond dealers in order to get into an exclusive Black nightclub are robbed when the club is held up. One of them loses his wallet and a prize-winning lottery ticket. Their attempts to get the ticket back lead to many escapes
Freshwater road by Denise Nicholas( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
A young, privileged black woman from Detroit, Celeste has begun to realize she knows as little about her race as her white ex-boyfriend. So she heads to the South "to shore up her own Negro-ness" by volunteering during the Freedom Summer
Blue collar blues by Rosalyn McMillan( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
People and Passions collide, pitting white-collar against blue-collar! Champion Motors, one of Detroit's biggest auto manufactures and ruled by the law of overtime, is shutting down plants and laying off their workers. Tensions are mounting and violence is erupting. The lack of overtime to go around and a fatal attraction between employees at the plant ends in murder. Against this backdrop four very different people are about to collide, Thyme Tyler, educated and ambitious, the industry's only female African-American plant manager struggles to gain complete professional parity, revealing the bitterest of betrayals; Ron Davis, the plant's fiery union leader, protects his people and stays cool even at ground zero of red-hot labor unrest, yet refuses to confront his failings, throwing his private life into turmoil; khan Davis, Ron's brilliant, feisty niece, is pulled by the lure of big money and the temptations of an irresistibly sensual older lover; and R.C. Richardson, Champion's biggest car dealer, who built his fortune through breathtaking risks and long-shot schemes, is dangerously close to losing it all in his lust for khan's body and the big win
Room 222 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
A black teacher, "Mr. Pete Dixon," at a multiracial Los Angeles high school, "Walt Whitman High," explores with his students socially relevant issues such as prejudice and drugs
Marvin & Tige ( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
An alcoholic and a street-smart kid gradually form a relationship based on respect and trust
A piece of the action ; Uptown Saturday night ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
In "A piece of the action," Manny and Dave are two Chicago crooks skilled at rippiing off rip-off-artists who exploit the poor. They don't intend to give to the poor until a sly detective anonymously pulls a con of his own: they must donate time to the Community Center ... or do time in the federal pen. In "Uptown Saturday Night," two men who pose as diamond dealers in order to get into an exclusive Black nightclub are robbed when the club is held up. One of them loses his wallet and a prize-winning lottery ticket. Their attempts to get the ticket back lead to many escapes
Ritual ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Leon Becker is a successful, wealthy Malibu attorney who sees his seemingly perfect family as an example of the Great American Dream, even if you are black. But underneath the surface, the Beckers are a family in crisis
Room 222 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
"Room 222 chronicles the lives of teachers and students at Walt Whitman High School, in Los Angeles. The main character is Pete Dixon, an easy-going American History teacher who attempts to help out his colleagues and students. Besides his girlfriend and school counselor Liz McIntyre, he has the help of fellow teacher Alice Johnson, and the occasional interference of cynical principal Seymour Kaufman. Pete deals primarily with the racial tensions of 1960s L.A., but also the various other teenage social issues of the day."--TV Rage website
The Denise Nicholas beauty book by Denise Nicholas( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Pure luck King Ralph ; Ghost dad ; For richer or poorer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Pure luck: Eugene Proctor, an unlucky, mishap-prone man, is sent on a mission with a no-nonsense detective, to rescue the equally unlucky daughter of his boss
The Sophisticated gents ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Nine boyhood friends are reunited after 25 years to honor an old coach who helped guide them through their turbulent early years. Though each has been dealt a different hand, all must confront how the complexity of their lives as black men in American society remains in stark contrast to the innocent joy they felt as members of their boyhood club, "The sophisticated gents."
Words by heart And the children shall lead ( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
And the children shall lead: In 1964, segregation is a reality in Catesville, Mississippi, but 12-year-old Rachel who is black and her friend Jenny who is white, don't notice until a group of civil rights activists comes to town to register black voters. As the rension between black and white citizens grows, it's up to Rachel and Jenny to persuade the adults to overcome the racial barriers that divide them
 
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Alternative Names
Nicholas Hill, Denise
Languages
English (77)
French (1)
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