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Jafsie and John Henry : essays

Author: David Mamet
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David Mamet has said that if he hadn't found a life in the theater, it is very likely he would have become a criminal. In Jafsie and John Henry the master improviser takes on a range of roles and personae in a lively and personal way. Mamet in this diverse collection turns his unique lens on subjects ranging from houses to Hollywood producers. As the writer turns fifty, he not only shares his reflections on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mamet, David.
Jafsie and John Henry.
New York : Free Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607208652
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Mamet
ISBN: 0684841207 9780684841205
OCLC Number: 40193756
Description: xv, 171 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Looking at fifty --
Five-mile walk --
Salad days --
Black cashmere sweater --
Cops and cars --
Six hours of perfect poker --
Scotch Malt Whiskey Society --
Knives --
Caps --
Photographs --
The new house --
Producers --
L.A. homes --
Karmann Ghia --
Smash cut --
The screenplay and the State Fair --
Bad boys --
Resorts --
Noach --
The fireman's child --
Poor but happy --
Brompton cocktail --
Why don't you write with a computer? --
Race driving school --
Domicile --
December 24 --
Late season hunt.
Responsibility: David Mamet.

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In this new collection, fans will discover the author's literary sharing on the nature of creativity, the challenge of aging, and his most intimate interests.  Read more...

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