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Troupe, Quincy

Overview
Works: 145 works in 286 publications in 5 languages and 14,014 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Poetry  Autobiographies  Juvenile works  Interviews  History  Musical settings  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Narrator, Performer, Author of screenplay, Editor, Other
Classifications: HG4928.5, B
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The pursuit of happyness by Chris Gardner( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of twenty, African American Gardner arrived in San Francisco to pursue a promising career in medicine. However, he surprised everyone and himself by setting his sights on the competitive world of high finance. Yet no sooner had he landed an entry level position at a prestigious firm, Gardner found himself caught in a web of challenging circumstances that left him part of the city's working homeless with his toddler son. Motivated by the promise he made to himself as a fatherless child to never abandon his own children, the two spent almost a year in shelters, "HO-tels", and soup-lines
Miles, the autobiography by Miles Davis( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles discusses his life and music from playing trumpet in high school to the new instruments and sounds from the Caribbean
Giant talk : an anthology of Third World writings( Book )

8 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Baldwin : the legacy( Book )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Stevie Wonder by Quincy Troupe( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem tribute to blind musician and composer Stevie Wonder
The pursuit of happyness by Chris Gardner( Recording )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a candid memoir, a successful entrepreneur traces his journey from growing up with an abusive stepfather, to life on the streets as a homeless man with a small toddler in tow, to his triumphant battle to the top as a self-made millionaire
Take it to the hoop, Magic Johnson by Quincy Troupe( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poetic celebration of Magic Johnson and his quicksilver moments of triumph on the basketball court
The power of the word( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A six-part television series celebrating contemporary poets and their poetry. Poets include : Sharon Olds, William Stafford, Octavio Paz, Galway Kinnell, James Autry, Quincy Troupe, Garrett Kaoru Hongo, Mary TallMountain, Joy Harjo, Li-Young Lee, Gerald Stern, Stanley Kunitz, W.S. Merwin, Robert Bly and Lucille Clifton
Choruses : poems by Quincy Troupe( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transcircularities : new and selected poems by Quincy Troupe( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems by Quincy Troupe that reflect on the sublimity of jazz, sports, love, art, literature, and American life
The architecture of language : poems by Quincy Troupe( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Full of rhythm and big-breath lines, Troupe's poetry explodes from the page, capturing the spirit of America. Inspired by contemporary art, music, literature, and sports, Troupe dismantles the dangerously cliched, wooden rhetoric saturating our national discourse and rebuilds the language in poems bursting with beauty, energy, and enough imaginative fire to light the way to the future."--Publisher's website
Thelonious Monk American composer by Matthew Seig( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first fully rounded portrait of this terribly misunderstood man and musician, the ringleader of the bebop revolution, and, after Duke Ellington, Jazz' first major composer. He remained a highly productive musician after more than thirty years of musical activity. Includes clips of international performances and interviews with artists and producers
Miles the autobiography by Miles Davis( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universally acclaimed as a musical genius, Miles Davis was one of the most important and influential musicians in the world. Here, Miles speaks out about his life, friends, drugs, racism and music in general
Avalanche : poems by Quincy Troupe( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems in which award-winning African-American poet Quincy Troupe explores the sacred and the everyday
Changing with the times by George Lewis( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weather reports : new and selected poems by Quincy Troupe( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gone city by Donal Fox( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in Undetermined and English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Errançities : poems by Quincy Troupe( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Coined with the French word errance ('to wander') in mind, these poems rove from ancient Yoruba to the streets of Harlem to the tropical heat of Guadeloupe and emerge with a new vocabulary for the transformations of the physical, philosophical, and musical worlds."--Page 4 of cover
James Baldwin : the last interview and other conversations by James Baldwin( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Never before available, the unexpurgated last interview with James Baldwin "I was not born to be what someone said I was. I was not born to be defined by someone else, but by myself, and myself only." When, in the fall of 1987, the poet Quincy Troupe traveled to the south of France to interview James Baldwin, Baldwin's brother David told him to ask Baldwin about everything--Baldwin was critically ill and David knew that this might be the writer's last chance to speak at length about his life and work. The result is one of the most eloquent and revelatory interviews of Baldwin's career, a conversation that ranges widely over such topics as his childhood in Harlem, his close friendship with Miles Davis, his relationship with writers like Toni Morrison and Richard Wright, his years in France, and his ever-incisive thoughts on the history of race relations and the African-American experience. Also collected here are significant interviews from other moments in Baldwin's life, including an in-depth interview conducted by Studs Terkel shortly after the publication of Nobody Knows My Name. These interviews showcase, above all, Baldwin's fearlessness and integrity as a writer, thinker, and individual, as well as the profound struggles he faced along the way. From the eBook edition"--
Snake-back solos : selected poems, 1969-1977 by Quincy Troupe( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Miles, the autobiography
Alternative Names
Quincy Troupe American poet

Quincy Troupe Amerikaans dichter

Quincy Troupe poeta, scrittore e giornalista statunitense

Troupe, Quincy Thomas

Troupe, Quincy Thomas 1939-...

Троуп, Куинси

Троуп, Куинси 1943-

トループ, クインシー

Languages
English (123)

Polish (2)

German (1)

Chinese (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Miles, the autobiographyLittle Stevie WonderThe pursuit of happynessTake it to the hoop, Magic JohnsonChoruses : poemsTranscircularities : new and selected poemsThe architecture of language : poemsAvalanche : poems