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The beautiful people : a play

Author: William Saroyan
Publisher: New York : S. French, ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Characters include a boy of fifteen who writes novels consisting of one word, his sister who pretends to be taken in by the boy's pretense that the mice in the house spell out her name in flowers on her birthday, and the freelance philosopher of a father who lives by cashing in the pension checks of a complete stranger, dead for seven years. These charming, interesting characters represent Saroyan's belief that  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Saroyan
ISBN: 0573605904 9780573605901
OCLC Number: 10490481
Description: 118 pages : plans ; 19 cm
Responsibility: by William Saroyan.

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"Characters include a boy of fifteen who writes novels consisting of one word, his sister who pretends to be taken in by the boy's pretense that the mice in the house spell out her name in flowers on her birthday, and the freelance philosopher of a father who lives by cashing in the pension checks of a complete stranger, dead for seven years. These charming, interesting characters represent Saroyan's belief that love is the only thing which matters in the world"-- Publisher's website

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