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Simon, David 1960-

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Most widely held works by David Simon
Homicide : a year on the killing streets by David Simon( Book )

37 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reporter's true story of a year with a homicide unit on the streets of Baltimore
Treme by Anthony Hemingway( Visual )

38 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amid the ruins of New Orleans, ordinary people--musicians, chefs, residents--find themselves clinging to a unique culture and wondering if the city that gave birth to that culture still has a future
The wire( Visual )

34 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn
The wire( Visual )

43 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn
The wire by Sonja Sohn( Visual )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn
The wire by Sonja Sohn( Visual )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With the fall of the Barksdale empire, and the ascent of a new young drug king in Baltimore, McNulty, Bunk and the rest of the detail continue to "follow the money" up the political ladder amidst a hotly contested mayoral campaign. Prez witnesses first-hand the role of inner-city education in the formation of youth as four students face dangerous decisions and adolescent angst in a city rife with the temptations of crime and easy money."
The house I live in( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and damaged poor communities. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before. Filmed in more than 20 states, it captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels, the dealer to grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, revealing profound human rights implications
Show me a hero by Paul Haggis( Visual )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an America generations removed from the greatest civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the young mayor of a mid-sized American city is faced with a federal court order that says he must build a small number of low-income housing units in the white neighborhoods of his town. His attempt to do so tears the entire city apart, paralyzes the municipal government and, ultimately, destroys the mayor and his political future
Treme( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Propose les dix épisodes de la troisième saison de cette série américaine mettant en scène les résidents, musiciens, chefs cuisiniers, Indiens de Mardis gras qui tentent de reconstruire leurs vies, leurs maisons et leur culture unique dans la Nouvelle-Orléans post Ouragan Katrina
Treme( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Orleans, 38 months after. The city's musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and others continue to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. But the promise of recovery, heightened by the historic election of a new president, is tempered by sobering economics, continued police corruption, and the ongoing specter of violence and crime. In these five final episodes of Treme, New Orleans' protagonists strive to build their own legacy in this most iconic of American cities
The corner by Charles S Dutton( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the lives of a poor African-American family, all of whom are involved at some level in the West Baltimore drug trade
The deuce( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the rise of the porn industry that began in New York City in 1971-72, driven by the gradual legalization of porn and a politically motivated effort to 'clean up' Times Square. Over the course of eight episodes, viewers will get an up-close look at a gritty world of sex, crime, high times and sudden violence, as the porn business begins its climb to legitimacy, cultural permanence, and billion-dollar profitability
The Wire. : the Complete Series( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An urban epic set in Baltimore, where police detectives investigate cases involving the illegal drug trade, the seaport system, the city government and its bureaucracy, the school system, and the print news media
How to make money selling drugs( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at the high-stakes world of drug dealing and drug enforcement, featuring interviews with top-ranking government officials and such celebrities as Woody Harrelson, Susan Sarandon, The Wire creator David Simon, and rappers Eminem, 50 Cent, and Rick Ross
Shadows of liberty( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups, and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes a journey through the darker corridors of the US media, where global conglomerates call the shots. For decades, their overwhelming influence has distorted news journalism and compromised its values.Tracing the story of media manipulation through the years, Shadows of Liberty poses a crucial question: why have we let a handful of powerful corporations write the news? We're left in no doubt--media reform is urgent and freedom of the press is fundamental."--Container
America in primetime( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society, and in the expansive world of modern TV. Today's heroes and villains have come a long way from their predecessors. Showcased is this iconic American art form, which has both reflected and shaped the country's national character. Contains the following four programs: Independent Woman; Man of the House; The Misfit; and The Crusader. Features more than a hundred in-depth interviews with the creators, writers and actors
The wire( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horrific discovery is about to blow the whole port of Baltimore harbor inside out
The wire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McNulty has been demoted to harbor patrol. Daniels is in the police-archive dungeon, Prez is chafing in the suburbs, and Greggs is stuck behind a desk. Meanwhile, on the docks of Baltimore harbor, the rank and file scrounge for work and the union bosses take illegitimate measures to reinvigorate business, but a horrific discovery is about to blow the whole port inside out. While the detail is on ice, a new case begins
Homicide the movie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Former Homicide Shift Commander Al Giardello is the leading candidate for Mayor of Baltimore. As he walks toward the platform to give a political speech, a shot is fired at him from the crowd. He is rushed to the hospital where doctors labor to save his life. Meanwhile, a local TV cameraman's videotape becomes the key piece of evidence as former and current Homicide Detectives unite in an effort to catch the elusive gunman"--Container
Homicide, life on the street( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Complete Season 7 brings an explosive end to the series with 22 consistently riveting episodes
 
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David Simon Amerikaans schrijver

David Simon amerikansk forfatter, journalist og manusforfatter

David Simon écrivain américain

David Simon Escritor dos Estados Unidos de América

David Simon escritor estadounidense

David Simon scrittore e produttore televisivo statunitense

David Simon US-amerikanischer Autor, Journalist und Drehbuchautor

David Simon yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Simon, David J.

Simon, David J. 1960-

Саймон, Дэвид

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