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Where has Tommy Flowers gone?

Author: Terrence McNally
Publisher: [New York] Dramatists Play Service [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Constructed as a series of vignettes, skits and brief incidents, the play portrays the life and attitude of one Tommy Flowers--irrepressible cut-up, determined freeloader and disenchanted rebel against society. In the course of his adventures he befriends a destitute old actor, acquires an oversized sheep dog (his best friend) and finds love with a beautiful music student (whom he meets in the ladies' room at  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terrence McNally
OCLC Number: 389321
Description: 76 pages illustrations 20 cm

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"Constructed as a series of vignettes, skits and brief incidents, the play portrays the life and attitude of one Tommy Flowers--irrepressible cut-up, determined freeloader and disenchanted rebel against society. In the course of his adventures he befriends a destitute old actor, acquires an oversized sheep dog (his best friend) and finds love with a beautiful music student (whom he meets in the ladies' room at Bloomingdale's). But as Tommy moves from scene to scene, his bright red shopping bag at the ready for pilfering and his agile wit poised to hoodwink everyone in sight, we also glimpse the root causes of his alienation--his ailing, complaining mother back home; an unhappily married brother; a former girlfriend who has settled for a suffocating domesticity; and a venturing forth that has brought more rejection than acceptance. In the end, betrayed yet again, but still buoyantly defiant, Tommy devises his final rip-off--a bomb to blow him, and at least some small portion of a world he cannot accept, into oblivion."--From publisher's website.

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