TWILIGHT. Los Angeles, 1992

New York: Doubleday (Anchor), (1994). First edition. hardcover. Laid into this copy is a single sheet on Seatle Arts & Lectures letterhead, explaining a future captivating evening of language and theatrical performance on this very performance, Smith calls "documentary theater", in which Smith uses the verbatim words of people who experienced the Los Angeles riots to expose and explore the devastating human impact of that event. From nine months of interviews with more than two hundred people, Smith has chosen the voices that best reflect the diversity and tension of a city in turmoil; a disabled Korean man, a white male Hollywood talent agent, a Panamanian immigrant mother, a teenage black gang member, a macho Mexican-American artist, Rodney King's aunt, beaten truck driver Reginald Denny, former Los Angeles police chief Daryl Gates, and other witnesses, participants, and victims. 265 pages. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Item #14611
ISBN: 0385473753

Price: $75.00

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