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Lost in Yonkers

Author: Neil Simon
Publisher: New York : Plume, [1993] ©1991
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : First Plume printing, January, 1993View all editions and formats
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An insightful drama about one woman's drive and its emotional toll on her and her family. Grandma Kurnitz has endured many crises, ranging from a harsh childhood in Germany to being a young widow with six children in a foreign country. From her life she learned to be strong, hard, and cold, and this is the lesson she tries to instill in her four remaining children. While her two teenage grandsons are in her care,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Simon
ISBN: 0452268834 9780452268838
OCLC Number: 26504524
Notes: "Now a major motion picture"-cover.
"Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama"-cover.
Description: 120 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: by Neil Simon.

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An insightful drama about one woman's drive and its emotional toll on her and her family. Grandma Kurnitz has endured many crises, ranging from a harsh childhood in Germany to being a young widow with six children in a foreign country. From her life she learned to be strong, hard, and cold, and this is the lesson she tries to instill in her four remaining children. While her two teenage grandsons are in her care, the three learn the importance of being loved and loving, and the difference between living and surviving. The themes of family ties and the search for love should strike a responsive chord with many young adults.

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"Neil Simon has done it again, with a craftmanship and skill probably unmatched in the contemporary English-speaking theater." Clive Barnes, New York Post Clive Barnes"

 
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