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The Resource Crossing the blvd : strangers, neighbors, aliens in a new America, conceived, written, and compiled by Warren Lehrer & Judith Sloan ; photography and design by Warren Lehrer

Crossing the blvd : strangers, neighbors, aliens in a new America, conceived, written, and compiled by Warren Lehrer & Judith Sloan ; photography and design by Warren Lehrer

Label
Crossing the blvd : strangers, neighbors, aliens in a new America
Title
Crossing the blvd
Title remainder
strangers, neighbors, aliens in a new America
Statement of responsibility
conceived, written, and compiled by Warren Lehrer & Judith Sloan ; photography and design by Warren Lehrer
Title variation
Crossing the boulevard
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of first-person narratives and anecdotes, close-up portrait photographs, and the author's personal and historical reflections capture the rich ethnic diversity of the people and landscapes of the borough of Queens in New York City
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lehrer, Warren
Dewey number
305.9/0691
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
JV7050.Q44
LC item number
L45 2003
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sloan, Judith
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • Queens (New York, N.Y.)
  • Immigrants
  • Queens (New York, N.Y.)
  • Immigrants
  • Queens (New York, N.Y.)
  • Immigrants
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
  • Stadscultuur
  • Immigranten
  • Etnische groepen
  • Einwanderer
  • New York- Queens
Label
Crossing the blvd : strangers, neighbors, aliens in a new America, conceived, written, and compiled by Warren Lehrer & Judith Sloan ; photography and design by Warren Lehrer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Based on interviews with participants in the crossing the blvd project."
Accompanying material
1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • New pilgrims. When your tongue is no more your tongue: Nigeria, Remi Ortiz (Far Rockaway) -- Front seat Brahman: India, Sushil Rao (Forest Hills) -- Six women of Falun Gong: China, Janet Xiong, Yan Zou, Amy Li, Zhenmei Xu, Li Li, Jing Xu (Flushing) -- Teachers of import: Barbados, Amarel Collymore; Austria, Elke Walcher (Ozone Park/Sunnyside) -- Ten deities in a suitcase: Nepal, Prajwal Ratna Vajracharya (Woodside) -- Run for your life. Cargo flight to somewhere: Democratic Republic of Congo, Bovic Antosi (Wackenhut Detention Center) -- The Ihotshampas: Bhutan, Tulasi Ram Ghimirey, Yeshey Pelzom, Devi Prasad Lama (Woodside) -- Behind the strip club bar: Vietnam, Lana Dinh (Flushing) -- The X-D's: The Philippines, Ninotchka Rosca, Ramon Mappala, Ira Sombillo, Ana Maria Asuncion (Jackson Heights) -- A safety place: Colombia, Camilo Perdomo, Juan Carlos Veloza (Maspeth) -- Out of Kabul: Afghanistan, Shekaiba Wakili, Sultana Wakili (Forest Hills)
  • Ties that bind. The brothers Rahman/El Sayed: Egypt, Ali El Sayed, Moustafa Rahman (Astoria) -- The other side of the road: Mexico, Miguel, Marianna (Corona) -- Goat songs and demon elks: Romania, Marta Ghezzo, Dinu Ghezzo, Christine Ghezzo (Hollis) -- If there is no dance there is no life: Tajikistan, Arthur Gulkarov, Malika Kalontarova, Iskhak Gulkarov (Rego Park) -- The Christmas card: Romania, Raluca Oncioiu, Ian Oncioiu, Livui Oncioiu (Kew Gardens) -- A world of difference: India, Vikas Gera (Ozone Park) -- Neighborhood stories. No bull: Mexico, Lazaro Navarro, Juan Navarro; USA, Helen Rocos; India, Leo Sandeep Jakhu; Ecuador, Jorge Calderon, Irma Calderon (Ravenswood) -- Asthma alley: Australia, Tim Du Val; Canada, Ray Normandeau; USA, Rita Frazier; Philippines, Miss Eileen; USA, Katijah Saban-Philips; Nigeria, Queen Koniron; USA, Bea Fuchs (Queensbridge) -- We shook the bridge: Haiti, Ray Laforest (Laurelton) -- The Latimer senior center: China, Solamen Zhang, Mary Goldman, Helen Wu (Flushing) -- Labib's café: Egypt, Labib Salama, Nasser El Gabry
  • Unlikely bedfellows. Champion ping pong: China, Shili Min, Jidong Lu; Jamaica, O.J. Magnus; Guyana, George Brathwaite; Israel, Tahl Leibovitz; Czech Republic, Renata Peluchova (Jackson Heights) -- International high school: Kuwait, Mohamed Attia; Ecuador, Jonathan Barba; Poland, Joanna Pittner; Venezuela, Maly Fung; Bosnia, Adis Nuhanovic; Dominican Republic, Eliana Garcia; Ukraine, Anton Konet; Mexico, Juan Carlos (Long Island City) -- Democratic club for new Americans: Bangladesh, Morshed Alam, Saleha Alam; India, Harjinder S. Duggal; Venezuela, Elizabeth Aivars -- Gogol bordello: Ukraine, Eugene Hütz; Russia, Yury Lemeshev; Kazakstan, Sergey Ryabtsev; USA, Piroshka; Israel, Ori Kaplan
Control code
ocm51223589
Dimensions
26 cm +
Extent
393 pages
Isbn
9780393324662
Lccn
2002044353
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51223589
  • (OCoLC)51223589
Label
Crossing the blvd : strangers, neighbors, aliens in a new America, conceived, written, and compiled by Warren Lehrer & Judith Sloan ; photography and design by Warren Lehrer
Publication
Note
"Based on interviews with participants in the crossing the blvd project."
Accompanying material
1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • New pilgrims. When your tongue is no more your tongue: Nigeria, Remi Ortiz (Far Rockaway) -- Front seat Brahman: India, Sushil Rao (Forest Hills) -- Six women of Falun Gong: China, Janet Xiong, Yan Zou, Amy Li, Zhenmei Xu, Li Li, Jing Xu (Flushing) -- Teachers of import: Barbados, Amarel Collymore; Austria, Elke Walcher (Ozone Park/Sunnyside) -- Ten deities in a suitcase: Nepal, Prajwal Ratna Vajracharya (Woodside) -- Run for your life. Cargo flight to somewhere: Democratic Republic of Congo, Bovic Antosi (Wackenhut Detention Center) -- The Ihotshampas: Bhutan, Tulasi Ram Ghimirey, Yeshey Pelzom, Devi Prasad Lama (Woodside) -- Behind the strip club bar: Vietnam, Lana Dinh (Flushing) -- The X-D's: The Philippines, Ninotchka Rosca, Ramon Mappala, Ira Sombillo, Ana Maria Asuncion (Jackson Heights) -- A safety place: Colombia, Camilo Perdomo, Juan Carlos Veloza (Maspeth) -- Out of Kabul: Afghanistan, Shekaiba Wakili, Sultana Wakili (Forest Hills)
  • Ties that bind. The brothers Rahman/El Sayed: Egypt, Ali El Sayed, Moustafa Rahman (Astoria) -- The other side of the road: Mexico, Miguel, Marianna (Corona) -- Goat songs and demon elks: Romania, Marta Ghezzo, Dinu Ghezzo, Christine Ghezzo (Hollis) -- If there is no dance there is no life: Tajikistan, Arthur Gulkarov, Malika Kalontarova, Iskhak Gulkarov (Rego Park) -- The Christmas card: Romania, Raluca Oncioiu, Ian Oncioiu, Livui Oncioiu (Kew Gardens) -- A world of difference: India, Vikas Gera (Ozone Park) -- Neighborhood stories. No bull: Mexico, Lazaro Navarro, Juan Navarro; USA, Helen Rocos; India, Leo Sandeep Jakhu; Ecuador, Jorge Calderon, Irma Calderon (Ravenswood) -- Asthma alley: Australia, Tim Du Val; Canada, Ray Normandeau; USA, Rita Frazier; Philippines, Miss Eileen; USA, Katijah Saban-Philips; Nigeria, Queen Koniron; USA, Bea Fuchs (Queensbridge) -- We shook the bridge: Haiti, Ray Laforest (Laurelton) -- The Latimer senior center: China, Solamen Zhang, Mary Goldman, Helen Wu (Flushing) -- Labib's café: Egypt, Labib Salama, Nasser El Gabry
  • Unlikely bedfellows. Champion ping pong: China, Shili Min, Jidong Lu; Jamaica, O.J. Magnus; Guyana, George Brathwaite; Israel, Tahl Leibovitz; Czech Republic, Renata Peluchova (Jackson Heights) -- International high school: Kuwait, Mohamed Attia; Ecuador, Jonathan Barba; Poland, Joanna Pittner; Venezuela, Maly Fung; Bosnia, Adis Nuhanovic; Dominican Republic, Eliana Garcia; Ukraine, Anton Konet; Mexico, Juan Carlos (Long Island City) -- Democratic club for new Americans: Bangladesh, Morshed Alam, Saleha Alam; India, Harjinder S. Duggal; Venezuela, Elizabeth Aivars -- Gogol bordello: Ukraine, Eugene Hütz; Russia, Yury Lemeshev; Kazakstan, Sergey Ryabtsev; USA, Piroshka; Israel, Ori Kaplan
Control code
ocm51223589
Dimensions
26 cm +
Extent
393 pages
Isbn
9780393324662
Lccn
2002044353
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51223589
  • (OCoLC)51223589

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