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Oldest Boy A Play in Three Ceremonies

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ISBN-10: 0374535876

ISBN-13: 9780374535872

Edition: 2016

Authors: Sarah Ruhl

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InThe Oldest Boy, the newest work from the visionary playwright Sarah Ruhl, faith and family are put at odds when a three-year-old boy is recognized as the reincarnation of a high Buddhist Lama. Tradition requires that the boy begin the monastic life as soon as possible, a revelation that anguishes his father, a Tibetan-born restaurateur, and his mother, a Midwesterner torn between her respect for her husband's culture and her maternal instinct.The Oldest Boy utilizes song, dance, and puppetry to tell a story of mingling cultures, spiritual seeking, and parental heartbreak. With gentle humor and compassion it enacts the central struggle of any mother's experience: accepting that loving also…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 3/1/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.42" wide x 8.26" long x 0.47" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English