Sparks in the park and other prize-winning plays

by Young Playwrights Festival (1987 New York, N.Y.)

Publisher: Dell Publishing in New York, N.Y

Written in English
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  • American drama -- 20th century.,
  • One-act plays, American.

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One night after Barry Lopez and his book of travels, landscape, and life lived, another evening of similar bearing, albeit with a more particular focus on the western U.S. Debra Gwartney makes this welcome Elliott Bay return to read from her prize-winning new book, I Am a Stranger Here Myself (University of New Mexico Press). The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's journey from being an immigrant to being an activist outsider to serving in President Obama’s cabinet. Elderhood by Louise Aronson Practicing geriatrician and author Louise Aronson gives us a more nuanced and comprehensive take on aging in the 21st century. Sparks is a two-hander musical about the brain's response to grief. This edition was published to coincide with the run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August , ahead of its transfer to the HighTide Festivals in Aldeburgh, Suffolk and Walthamstow, London. Booker Prize-winning author John Berger, one of the most widely admired writers of our time, returns us to the captivating play and narrative allure of his previous novels–G. and Pig Earth among them–with a shimmering fiction drawn from chapters of his own life. One hot afternoon in Lisbon, the narrator finds his long-dead mother seated on a park bench/5(10).

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