Eleven Short Plays by William Inge

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To Bobolink, for Her Spirit: A short play about autograph hunters lying in wait for celebrities outside a New York restaurant.

A Social Event: A brief, but revealing, study of two young Hollywood hopefuls.

The Boy in the Basement: A gripping play about a middle-aged man, still living with his parents, who suffers from a terrible and secret shame.

The Tiny Closet: A fussy, ...

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Overview

To Bobolink, for Her Spirit: A short play about autograph hunters lying in wait for celebrities outside a New York restaurant.

A Social Event: A brief, but revealing, study of two young Hollywood hopefuls.

The Boy in the Basement: A gripping play about a middle-aged man, still living with his parents, who suffers from a terrible and secret shame.

The Tiny Closet: A fussy, middle-aged bachelor is upset to find someone has broken into his locked closet and discovered the strange secret hidden within.

Memory of Summer: The touching story of a woman who has lost her youth and replaced it with the questionable comfort of delusion.

The Rainy Afternoon: Three children play house, copying their parents in alarming ways.

The Mall: An amusement park mall is the setting for a series of encounters.

An Incident at the Standish Arms: A woman and her date reveal an inner poverty the elegant room cannot hide.

People in the Wind: Midnight at a bus statioin in rural Kansas and a mixed bag of passengers—all victims of differing fates.

Bus Riley's Back in Town: Two former lovers meet and reach out over the pain of the years.

The Strains of Triumph: Two lovers are overheard by a rival for the girl's love.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780822205692
  • Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/1/1962
  • Sales rank: 1,219,653
  • Product dimensions: 55.00 (w) x 77.50 (h) x 2.50 (d)

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