The Resource August: Osage County, Tracy Letts, (ebook)

August: Osage County, Tracy Letts, (ebook)

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August: Osage County
Title
August: Osage County
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Tracy Letts
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eng
Summary
Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama"A tremendous achievement in American playwriting: a tragicomic populist portrait of a tough land and a tougher people. "-Time Out New York"Tracy Letts' August: Osage County is what O'Neill would be writing in 2007. Letts has recaptured the nobility of American drama's mid-century heyday while still creating something entirely original. "-New York magazineOne of the most bracing and critically acclaimed plays in recent Broadway history, August: Osage County is a portrait of the dysfunctional American family at its finest-and absolute worst. When the patriarch of the Weston clan disappears one hot summer night, the family reunites at the Oklahoma homestead, where long-held secrets are unflinchingly and uproariously revealed. The three-act, three-and-a-half-hour mammoth of a play combines epic tragedy with black comedy, dramatizing three generations of unfulfilled dreams and leaving not one of its thirteen characters unscathed. After its sold-out Chicago premiere, the play has electrified audiences in New York since its opening in November 2007. Tracy Letts is the author of Killer Joe, Bug, and Man from Nebraska, which was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. His plays have been performed throughout the country and internationally. A performer as well as a playwright, Letts is a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, where August: Osage County premiered
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1965-
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Letts, Tracy
Dewey number
812/.6
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Families
  • Husband and wife
  • Parent and adult child
  • Oklahoma
Target audience
adult
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August: Osage County, Tracy Letts, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781559366090
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11860861
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remote
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11860861
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MWT11860861
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
August: Osage County, Tracy Letts, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781559366090
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11860861
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860861
System control number
MWT11860861
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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