Spinning Into Butter: A play

by Rebecca Claire Gilman

Paperback, 2000




New York : Faber and Faber, 2000.


An African-American student is the target of a hateful message. As a result, the student turns to Dean Sarah Daniels for answers. Daniels is instantly outraged, but soon finds herself in the middle of a power struggle and in a debate between students on both sides of the issue.

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LibraryThing member Devil_llama
A play about racism that challenges us to examine our own preconceptions and how tolerant we really are. The story was talky and preachy, the characters were poorly developed stereotypes, and the resolution was, well, lame. The author clearly has a message she wants to get across, but she is so heavy handed that the story gets lost and the message sort of follows it down the black hole.… (more)



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