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Other desert cities : a play in two acts

Author: Jon Robin Baitz; Honor Moore
Publisher: New York ; Berkeley, Calif. : Grove Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A ... play about a family coming to terms with long held secrets. When a once-promising novelist returns home to Palm Springs to visit her parents conflict ensues after she announces the imminent publication of her memoir--a book that focuses on the politically explosive and tragic death of her antiwar-activist brother. With her parents trying to cling to their Reaganesque social status, the family is torn apart and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Robin Baitz; Honor Moore
ISBN: 9780802145659 0802145655
OCLC Number: 1000299636
Description: vii, 65 s. ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jon Robin Baitz ; introduction by Honor Moore

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A ... play about a family coming to terms with long held secrets. When a once-promising novelist returns home to Palm Springs to visit her parents conflict ensues after she announces the imminent publication of her memoir--a book that focuses on the politically explosive and tragic death of her antiwar-activist brother. With her parents trying to cling to their Reaganesque social status, the family is torn apart and must come to grips with its painful past."--Page [4] of cover

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"The most richly enjoyable new play for grown-ups that New York has known in many seasons. . . . In his most fully realized play to date, Mr. Baitz makes sure our sympathies keep shifting among the Read more...

 
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