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A delicate balance : a play

Author: Edward Albee
Publisher: New York : Atheneum, ©1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The uneasy existence of upper-middle-class suburbanites Agnes and Tobias and their permanent houseguest, Agnes' witty alcoholic sister Claire, is disrupted by the sudden appearance of lifelong family friends Harry and Edna, fellow empty nesters with free-floating anxiety, who ask to stay with them to escape an unnamed terror. They soon are followed by Agnes and Tobias's bitter 36-year-old daughter Julia, who returns  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Albee
OCLC Number: 35283644
Description: 170 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Edward Albee.

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The uneasy existence of upper-middle-class suburbanites Agnes and Tobias and their permanent houseguest, Agnes' witty alcoholic sister Claire, is disrupted by the sudden appearance of lifelong family friends Harry and Edna, fellow empty nesters with free-floating anxiety, who ask to stay with them to escape an unnamed terror. They soon are followed by Agnes and Tobias's bitter 36-year-old daughter Julia, who returns home following the collapse of her fourth marriage.

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