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Come back, little Sheba

Author: William Inge
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1950.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"William Inge's famous story of marital frustration which erupts in violence. Doc and Lola had an indiscreet affair, she became pregnant and, compelled to marry her, he gave up his medical studies, forfeited his future and settled down to a life of quiet desperation with the simple, homey Lola, who lost the child but has remained Doc's steadfast if slatternly wife. Now a chiropractor and recovering alcoholic, Doc's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Inge, William.
Come back, little Sheba.
New York, Random House [1950]
(OCoLC)586833292
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Inge
OCLC Number: 1140312
Notes: A play.
Description: 119 pages : frontispiece ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by William Inge.

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"William Inge's famous story of marital frustration which erupts in violence. Doc and Lola had an indiscreet affair, she became pregnant and, compelled to marry her, he gave up his medical studies, forfeited his future and settled down to a life of quiet desperation with the simple, homey Lola, who lost the child but has remained Doc's steadfast if slatternly wife. Now a chiropractor and recovering alcoholic, Doc's sobriety is tested when Marie, a young college student becomes their boarder bringing new life and long-dormant hostilities to the surface of Doc and Lola's troubled marriage." -- Publisher's description

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