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In the Clap Shack
     

In the Clap Shack

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by William Styron
 

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William Styron's play IN THE CLAP SHACK takes place on the Urological Ward of the United States Naval Hospital on a large Marine Corps base in the South. The time is the summer of 1943. The inmates represent the spectrum of imaginable unmentionable diseases-- especially in 1943.

Into this den comes Wallace Magruder, an 18 year old diagnosed with a supposedly

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William Styron's play IN THE CLAP SHACK takes place on the Urological Ward of the United States Naval Hospital on a large Marine Corps base in the South. The time is the summer of 1943. The inmates represent the spectrum of imaginable unmentionable diseases-- especially in 1943.

Into this den comes Wallace Magruder, an 18 year old diagnosed with a supposedly rampant case of syphilis. Magruder's fears prove worse than the reality.

IN THE CLAP SHACK was first presented in December 1972 at the Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut.

Adult themes and language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394460932
Publisher:
Random House, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/1973

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Meet the Author

William Styron (1925–2006), born in Newport News, Virginia, was one of the greatest American writers of his generation. Styron published his first book, Lie Down in Darkness, at age twenty-six and went on to write such influential works as the controversial and Pulitzer Prize–winning The Confessions of Nat Turner and the international bestseller Sophie’s Choice.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Roxbury, Connecticut, and Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts
Date of Birth:
June 11, 1925
Date of Death:
November 1, 2006
Place of Birth:
Newport News, Virginia
Place of Death:
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
Education:
Davidson College and Duke University, both in North Carolina; courses at the New School for Social Research in New York

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In the Clap Shack 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 24 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
At eagle first result...no powers
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"Brindletail brookkit and featherbird are locked out." Says a black she cat then she runs back to chestle.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Actually oakkit isnt here. I think you can come. You should if youre brave.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The leaader is lookong for a mate. Come to cupcake diaries first result to join!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sorry
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Giv me that kit fom fireclan or else...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I will say good bye in the morning. If my kits are not wanted to be rped I will take them with me. Hurry! Its not too late yet! Ambertail
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"Better now your here"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Beware the traitor that lives amoung u. For it might provoke u to become one too. Not an ounce of evil it may show.... but really it is ur greatest foe.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She watches the moon
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"Sounds good to me. First result." He raced off.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Gtgtb bi
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Having a werid feeling, she stumbles running out of camp.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sighs.nvm then .
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wifi messed up. Wot post for a bit
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Will too... goes to last result
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well describe them. What do they look like and how do they make u feel?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Runs from the med den) thees a big tiger pelted cat with stars in there fur in the med den! ~ sorrelkit
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Whos on?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Runs off
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She padded off
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
-she yawns.-
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Gtg