Additional Resources for The Last Night of Ballyhoo by Alfred Uhry

Alfred Uhry
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Arad, Gulie Ne'eman, America, Its Jews, and the Rise of Nazism, Indiana University Press, 2000.

Israeli historian Arad discusses American Jewry and their lack of significant reaction to the Nazi crisis in Europe.

Freedman, Samuel, Jew vs. Jew: The Struggle for the Soul of American Jewry, Touchstone, 2000.

Freedman explores how relationships among American Jews have changed in the latter half of the twentieth century and offers suggestions on how American Jews can unite.

Hayward, Dave, "Ballyhoo and Brotherly Love: Alfred Uhry's Olympic Premiere," in Back State, Vol. 37, No. 34, August 23, 1996, p. 39.

Hayward and Uhry discuss the genesis of The Last Night of Ballyhoo.

Sterritt, David, "A Voice for Themes Other Entertainers Have Left Behind," in Christian Science Monitor, July 29, 1996.

Uhry talks about the family in The Last Night of Ballyhoo, their prejudices, and his own interest in exploring his religion in his writing.

Witchel, Alex, "Remembering Prejudice, of a Different...

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