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The history boys

Author: Alan Bennett
Publisher: New York : Faber and Faber, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Publisher description: An unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form (or senior) boys in a British boys' school are, as such boys will be, in pursuit of sex, sport, and a place at a good university, generally in that order. In all their efforts, they are helped and hindered, enlightened and bemused, by a maverick English teacher who seeks to broaden their horizons in sometimes undefined ways, and a young history  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Bennett
ISBN: 9780571224647 0571224644
OCLC Number: 66528179
Notes: "Originally published in 2004 by Faber and Faber Limited, Great Britain"--Title page verso.
Awards: "Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play"
Description: xxvii, 109 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Alan Bennett.
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Presents an unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form boys in pursuit of sex, sport and a place at university. This book features anarchy of adolescence provoke insistent questions about history and  Read more...

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Nothing could diminish the incendiary achievement of this subtle, deep-wrought and immensely funny play about the value and meaning of education . . . In short, a superb, life-enhancing play. "The Read more...

 
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