Harlequin and Columbine and Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Harlequin and Columbine and Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Booth Tarkington
     
 

Talbot Potter, star of the 1921 backstage-comedy title story, demands endless rewrites of Stewart Camby’s new masterpiece for the stage. Potter believes that surely, tweaking the script will lead Wanda, the play’s lovely ingénue, to fall for him in real life. Soon Camby finds himself smitten with Wanda as well...

Overview


Talbot Potter, star of the 1921 backstage-comedy title story, demands endless rewrites of Stewart Camby’s new masterpiece for the stage. Potter believes that surely, tweaking the script will lead Wanda, the play’s lovely ingénue, to fall for him in real life. Soon Camby finds himself smitten with Wanda as well...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411441194
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
420
File size:
323 KB

Meet the Author

Booth Tarkington (1869-1946) was an American novelist best known for his depictions of life in small Midwestern cities. A lover of the theater, he dramatized several of his own books. Today, he is most noted as the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Magnificent Ambersons and for the novel Alice Adams, about the frustrated ambitions of a lower middle class young woman.

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