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The boys from Siam

Author: John Austin Connolly
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008.
Series: Yale drama series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Based loosely on the lives of the nineteenth-century brothers Chang and Eng Bunker (the original "Siamese twins"), The Boys From Siam is the haunting and lyrical story of the conjoined twins Pigg and Pegg. In his foreword, Edward Albee writes that the work is "a beautifully realized concentrated universe. It takes big chances along the way ... and makes us care - really care.""--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Austin Connolly
ISBN: 9780300141849 030014184X 9780300141856 0300141858
OCLC Number: 216936089
Description: xxii, 119 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Yale drama series.
Responsibility: John Austin Connolly ; foreword by Edward Albee.
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Based loosely on the lives of Chang and Eng Bunker, the nineteenth-century brothers and source of the term 'Siamese twins', this play is the haunting and lyrical story of conjoined twins Pigg and  Read more...

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"The Boys from Siam offers a darkmeditation on attachment and independence. . . . Connolly has taken his imaginative freedom in a challenging direction." Bill Marx, PRI's The World--Bill Marx"PRI's Read more...

 
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