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Troupe, Quincy

Overview
Works: 121 works in 260 publications in 6 languages and 13,148 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Poetry  Juvenile works  Musical settings  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Narrator, Performer, Author of screenplay, Editor
Classifications: HG4928.5, B
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The pursuit of happyness by Chris Gardner( Book )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,052 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
Giant talk : an anthology of Third World writings( Book )

8 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Stevie Wonder by Quincy Troupe( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem tribute to blind musician and composer Stevie Wonder
Take it to the hoop, Magic Johnson by Quincy Troupe( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poetic celebration of Magic Johnson and his quicksilver moments of triumph on the basketball court
The pursuit of happyness by Chris Gardner( Recording )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 486 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
The power of the word( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 382 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
Miles the autobiography by Miles Davis( Recording )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 368 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
Choruses : poems by Quincy Troupe( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The architecture of language : poems by Quincy Troupe( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 313 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
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
Thelonious Monk American composer by Matthew Seig( Visual )

13 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
Avalanche : poems by Quincy Troupe( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 278 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 244 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 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Errançities : poems by Quincy Troupe( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 178 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
The living language( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program features James Autry and Quincy Troupe who both work with the oral tradition to lift poetry off the page and bring it into the community. Autry's readings are popularly requested at business seminars and Troupe is shown reading his poems to and talking with groups at Sing Sing prison, the College of Staten Island, a bar, and a high school that he helped to integrate in St. Louis
Embryo by Quincy Troupe( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucille Clifton by Lucille Clifton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poet Lucille Clifton reads selections from her poems and discusses various aspects of her poetry and topics suggested by her poems with fellow poets Quincy Troupe and Denise Chávez
The inside story of TV's "Roots" by David L Wolper( Book )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The pursuit of happyness
Alternative Names
Quincy Troupe American poet

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 (132)

Italian (6)

French (3)

Polish (2)

German (1)

Russian (1)

Covers
Little Stevie WonderTake it to the hoop, Magic JohnsonThe pursuit of happynessMiles the autobiographyChoruses : poemsThe architecture of language : poemsTranscircularities : new and selected poemsAvalanche : poems