In the Heart of America and Other Plays [NOOK Book]

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Naomi Wallace's plays speak the underside of life. Her characters suffer and survive against the enormous weight of the times with a dignity that inspires. Her work challenges the audience and reader to reexamine the conflicts and meaning of our everyday lives through her singular, poetic imagery and ...
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In the Heart of America and Other Plays

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Overview


Naomi Wallace's plays speak the underside of life. Her characters suffer and survive against the enormous weight of the times with a dignity that inspires. Her work challenges the audience and reader to reexamine the conflicts and meaning of our everyday lives through her singular, poetic imagery and language.

Includes: One Flea Spare
In the Heart of America
Slaughter City
The War Boys
The Trestle at Pope's Creek

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781559366144
  • Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
  • Publication date: 6/1/2000
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 300
  • Sales rank: 701,851
  • File size: 491 KB

Meet the Author


Naomi Wallace is from Kentucky. She was a 1999 recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, the grant popularly known as the genius award. A published poet in both England and The United States, she has also received grants from The Kentucky Foundation for Women and The Kentucky Arts Council and a 1997 NEA grant for poetry.
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Table of Contents

One Flea Spare 1
In the Heart of America 77
The War Boys 143
Slaughter City 197
The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek 277
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