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The revisionaries

Scott Thurman

The revisionaries

by Scott Thurman

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Published by Kino Lorber, Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious right,
  • Education,
  • Texas. State Board of Education,
  • Textbooks,
  • Curricula,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Education and state,
  • Texas,
  • Creationism

  • About the Edition

    Exposé of the power struggle inside the Texas State Board of Education, the government body that determines what students learn in Texas public schools and, due to the buying power of their system, often the entire country. Showcases how public education has become the latest battleground in a new wave of cultural, religious, and ideological clashes, with Texas education board members advancing agendas of Creationism and other religious issues in public schools.

    Edition Notes

    StatementSilver Lining Film Group ; Magic Hour Entertainment ; produced in association with Nakedge Films ; directed by Scott Thurman ; produced by Pierson Silver, Orlando Wood, Scott Thurman ; written by Scott Thurman, Jawad Metni
    ContributionsMcElroy, Don, 1946-, Miller, Kathy, Wetherington, Ronald K., Silver Lining Film Group, Magic Hour Entertainment, Naked Edge Films (Firm), Kino Lorber, Inc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC90.T4 R48 2013
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] /
    Pagination1 videodisc (83 min.)
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26919338M
    ISBN 106314975883
    ISBN 109786314975883
    OCLC/WorldCa828178299

    In the end, The Revisionaries is a wildly imaginative, masterfully rendered, and suspenseful tale that conjures the bold outlandishness stylishness of Thomas Pynchon, Margaret Atwood, and Alan Moore--while being unlike anything that's come before. Preview this book. The Revisionaries is a documentary film about the re-election of Don McLeroy, the former chairman of the Texas Board of film also details how the Texas Board's decisions on textbook content influence textbooks across the nation and affect the American culture war. The Revisionaries was directed by Scott Thurman and produced by Silver Lining Films, Magic Hour Productions and Box office: $21,

      THE REVISIONARIES is a maximalist work of fiction, where the social novel meets comic book antics. At its heart is the leader of a ragtag parish located in a gangland corner of a city that may or may not be Knoxville, TN; a sadistic scion to a Blue Ridge family dynasty, a history professor escaped from a nearby mental asylum, and a superhuman. The Revisionaries A. R. Moxon. Melville House, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Moxon’s antic debut starts off anchored in a particular, if fantastic, place and time, and then.

      A. R. Moxon is a writer of, it seems, boundless imagination—also heart, also humor—and The Revisionaries is almost maddeningly enjoyable, twist by turn, gorgeous sentence by gorgeous sentence. I loved this novel. Just plain loved it.” — Benjamin Dreyer, author of Dreyer's English "A beautiful, harrowing, thrilling book. "Mind-bending. A headlong adventure yarn set in a vividly-imagined cityscape, The Revisionaries is also a fiendish narrative, as well as a parable at scale about freedom and responsibility.” —Martin Seay, author of The Mirror Thief "The Revisionaries is an audacious, funny, and relentlessly inventive novel. If Kurt Vonnegut had been.


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