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Wiley, Ralph

Overview
Works: 18 works in 65 publications in 3 languages and 5,743 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Film adaptations  Drama  History 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: E185.86, 305.896073
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Most widely held works by Ralph Wiley
Growing up King : an intimate memoir by Dexter King( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dexter King's courageous efforts, amid widespread skepticism, to investigate what really happened in his father's slaying resulted in a civil jury trial proving there was a conspiracy involving governmental agencies to murder his father
Why Black people tend to shout : cold facts and wry views from a Black man's world by Ralph Wiley( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best seat in the house : a basketball memoir by Spike Lee( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interweaves memories of the Knicks with memories of "Spike's artistic journey."
By any means necessary : the trials and tribulations of the making of Malcolm X-- by Spike Lee( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film director Lee tells of the obstacles he faced in making Malcolm X and also investigates the controversies in Malcolm's life
What Black people should do now : dispatches from near the vanguard by Ralph Wiley( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In twenty-two essays, Wiley demands that all Black people think about where they are, and think about what they really want to happen
Dark witness : when black people should be sacrificed (again) by Ralph Wiley( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author follows Frederick Douglass's advice that "scorching irony" is needed as he "examines some of the most hotly debated issues of black life today and turns them inside out."
Born to play : the Eric Davis story : life lessons in overcoming adversity on and off the field by Eric Davis( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life lessons in overcoming adversity on and off the field
Growing up King : [an intimate memoir] by Dexter King( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I didn't care about conspiracies, or anybody going to prison. I cared about getting out of prison--Pope John Paul once said the quest for freedom is one of the great dynamics of human history. Such a quest can take many forms, I went to Atlanta, picture in my memory. My grandfather's leathery hands lifted in supplication. My grandmother at the organ. Daddy's ascending voice. On my father's crypt, the inscription is simple. Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty, I'm free at last. Amen, Daddy, I thought. For years I'd looked in the mirror and seen my father's face trapped in mine. Free at last. Was I? Were we? I go back now to try and find the answers
Serenity : a boxing quest from Sugar Ray Robinson to Mike Tyson by Ralph Wiley( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malcolm X : der Film und die Legende by Spike Lee( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meikingu obu marukomu ekkusu( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Ralph Wiley, 1984 February 22 by Ralph Wiley( )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The creative process : the artist's role in society by Ralph Wiley( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

What Black people should do now : dispatches from near the vanguard by Ralph Wiley( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Brown's Journal( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debate between Huel Washington, sports editor at the San Francisco Sun Reporter, and Ralph Wiley of Sports Illustrated. The debate involves the athletic superiority of Blacks
 
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Growing up King : an intimate memoir
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Ralph Wiley American sports journalist

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Why Black people tend to shout : cold facts and wry views from a Black man's worldBest seat in the house : a basketball memoirWhat Black people should do now : dispatches from near the vanguardDark witness : when black people should be sacrificed (again)Born to play : the Eric Davis story : life lessons in overcoming adversity on and off the fieldGrowing up King : [an intimate memoir]Classic Wiley : a lifetime of punchers, players, punks, & prophets