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The Teahouse of the August Moon : a play

Author: John Patrick; Vern Sneider
Publisher: New York : Dramatists Play Service, [1957] ©1957
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : RevisedView all editions and formats
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A play that depicts the experiences of American soldiers stationed in Okinawa, Japan after World War II, especially one Army of Occupation officer whose duty is to teach Democracy to the natives. There is a stern and stupid Colonel breathing down his neck to insure the strict enforcement of the Manual of Occupation. But the young officer has not prepared himself for the ingenious charm of the people.
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Genre/Form: Comedy plays
Drama
History
Satirical literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Patrick; Vern Sneider
OCLC Number: 285632
Notes: Cast: 18 men, 8 women, 3 children.
Description: 94 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by John Patrick ; adapted from the novel by Vern Sneider.

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A play that depicts the experiences of American soldiers stationed in Okinawa, Japan after World War II, especially one Army of Occupation officer whose duty is to teach Democracy to the natives. There is a stern and stupid Colonel breathing down his neck to insure the strict enforcement of the Manual of Occupation. But the young officer has not prepared himself for the ingenious charm of the people.

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