Original network: HBO
David Simon and Edward Burns portray a year in the life of a drug-ravaged West Baltimore neighborhood — “the corner” — represented primarily by Fayette and Monroe streets, the site of one of numerous open-air drug markets in the area.
‘The Corner’ is a documentary of one year of the Corner of West Fayette and Monroe in West Baltimore. People getting high, people selling drugs, people getting in trouble, people shooting each other, kids having kids – you know the statistics. Now, Simon …
The Corner took more than a year of on-the-street research – what David Simon, who cut his journalistic teeth as a crime reporter on the Baltimore Sun, self-deprecatingly calls “stand-around-and
The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood by David Simon, Edward Burns. The crime-infested intersection of West Fayette and Monroe Streets is well-known—and cautiously avoided—by most of Baltimore.
David Simon. He worked for the Baltimore Sun City Desk for twelve years (1982–95) and wrote Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets (1991) and co-wrote The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood (1997) with Ed Burns. The former book was the basis for the NBC series Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–99),
Alma mater: University of Maryland, College Park
Ebook +. David Simon, an award-winning author and crime reporter, and Edward Burns, a 20-year veteran of the urban drug war, tell the chilling story of this desolate crossroad. Through the eyes of one broken family–two drug-addicted adults and their smart, vulnerable 15-year-old son, DeAndre McCollough, Simon and Burns examine
David Simon (II) Writer | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew. David Simon was born on May 13, 1960 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Wire (2002), Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) and The Deuce (2017). He is married to Laura Lippman…
Born: May 13, 1960
Particularly, the Kelly Model can be applied to the community and individual’s lives depicted in The Corner, by Edward Burns and David Simon. In the book, the area of focus is especially drug ridden.
Jul 24, 2009 · The Corner is a 2000 HBO television miniseries based on the book The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood by David Simon and Ed Burns and adapted for television by Simon …
Book Report: The Corner by David Simon and Edward Burns The Corner is a long, challenging, depressing story about the plight of one drug-ravaged West Baltimore neighborhood.