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ISBN-10: 0307274977
ISBN-13: 9780307274977
Publisher: Vintage
Publish Date: 02/14/2006
Dimensions: 8.06" L, 5.28" W, 0.36" H

Buried Child (Revised)

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Overview

A newly revised edition of an American classic, Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize–winning Buried Child is as fierce and unforgettable as it was when it was first produced in 1978.

A scene of madness greets Vince and his girlfriend as they arrive at the squalid farmhouse of Vince’s hard-drinking grandparents, who seem to have no idea who he is. Nor does his father, Tilden, a hulking former All-American footballer, or his uncle, who has lost one of his legs to a chain saw. Only the memory of an unwanted child, buried in an undisclosed location, can hope to deliver this family from its sin.

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"Shepard is an uncommon playwright and uncommonly gifted." -The New York Times

"Wildly poetic, full of stage images and utterances replete with insidious suggestiveness." -New York

"Shepard is one of the most prolific playwrights, and for that matter, certainly one of the most brilliant." -New York Post

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ISBN-10: 0307274977
ISBN-13: 9780307274977
Publisher: Vintage
Publish Date: 02/14/2006
Dimensions: 8.06" L, 5.28" W, 0.36" H
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