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States of Shock, Far North, and Silent Tongue A Play and Two Screenplays

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ISBN-10: 0679742182

ISBN-13: 9780679742180

Edition: 1993

Authors: Sam Shepard

List price: $15.00
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In his latest play, States of Shock, Sam Shepard turns a bizarre anniversary party into a grisly yet hilarious reopening of the wounds of war, sex, and family betrayal. This volume also includes Shepard's screenplay for the film Far North and the forthcoming film Silent Tongue.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/4/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Shepard, one of the best dramatists currently writing in the United States, was born on an army base in Illinois and grew up mainly on a ranch in California. His first play was produced off-off-Broadway when he was 19, and he won the first of his 8 Obie Awards when he was 23. A rock lyricist and film actor as well as a dramatist, Shepard has written more than 40 plays, winning the Pulitzer Prize for drama with Buried Child (1981) in 1978. Shepard's plays show the impact of a variety of influences, including rock music, old movies, popular myths of the Old West, and the 1960s drug culture. His early plays, produced off- and off-off-Broadway, are short, bizarre, surrealistic pieces that tend…    

States of Shock: A Vaudeville Nightmarep. 1
Far Northp. 49
Silent Tonguep. 121
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