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Nakano, Desmond

Overview
Works: 33 works in 105 publications in 7 languages and 1,573 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Film editor, 541
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Desmond Nakano
American me by Edward James Olmos ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by a true story, this is the story of a vicious Latino prison gang leader, doomed by his past to a life of harsh, unforgiving violence after his release from jail. He grows up in East Los Angeles, joins a street gang and is in prison while he is still of an age to be in high school. By the time he is back on the streets again, he is a skillful, educated criminal
White man's burden ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a time where color roles have been reversed, Louis Pinnock (John Travolta), a poor man of the ghetto, struggles to support his family. When he loses his job at the whim of the factory's owner (Harry Belafonte), Louis decides to take on the system by taking on his former boss
American pastime ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Faced with a country that doubted their loyalty following Pearl Harbor, uprooted and sent to relocation camps, Japanese-American families turned to baseball as a way to stand up for themselves
Last exit to Brooklyn by Uli Edel ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a gang of young hoodlums, a down-and-out call girl, an alcoholic father, and a low level union official as they attempt to survive in the harsh underbelly of lower class 1950s Brooklyn
Black Moon rising ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Black Moon, an Ultra-Tech automobile, is stolen, the government "thief," who stashed a valuable computer disk inside it, must steal it back
American me Empire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Empire: The gritty streets of the South Bronx meet the white-collar world of Wall Street in this hard-hitting story about the pursuit of fast money and the high price of greed
Boulevard nights ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bond between two brothers is tested when the younger one's gang is challenged by a rival gang
American me : [press kit] by Edward James Olmos ( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This epic depiction of thirty years of Chicano gang life in Los Angeles focuses on a teen named Santana who, with his friends Mundo and the Caucasian-but-acting-Hispanic J.D., form their own gang and are soon arrested for a break-in. Santana gets into trouble again and goes straight from reform school to prison, spending eighteen year there, and becoming leader of a powerful gang, both inside and outside the prison, while there. When he is finally released, he tries to make sense of the violence in his life, in a world much changed from when last he was in it.--Gary Dickerson
Last exit to Brooklyn : screenplay by Desmond Nakano ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Atrapado ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
White man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
White man ( )
in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
White man's burden Ugrabitev ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
White man's burden reality just changed sides ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a time in which color roles have been reversed. Prejudice keeps the white man in his place. Louis Pinnock (John Travolta) takes on the system by fighting back against a factory owner (Harry Belafonte) after he loses his job
Letzte Ausfahrt Brooklyn ( )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
BLACK MOON RISING ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
White man's burden ( Recording )
in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sans issue ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
White man's burden : [screenplay] by Desmond Nakano ( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Atrapado = White man's burden ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Nakano, Desmond 1953-
Nakano, Desmond L. 1953-
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