(Applause Books). The rise of Golda Meir from impoverished Russian schoolgirl to Prime Minister of Israel is one of the most amazing stories of the 20th century. Now her life has been transformed into a one-woman play of overwhelming power and triumph by William Gibson, author of The Miracle Worker . Golda's Balcony earned actress Tovah Feldshuh a 2003 Drama Desk award. "Enlightening ... Now, hearing from someone who was there at the birth of the country, who sacrificed to make that happen, helps remind us where the Middle East standoff came from and why it never seems to end." The New York Times "A valentine to the famously tough prime minister." New York Post
|Publisher:||Hal Leonard Corporation|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.62(w) x 8.08(h) x 0.20(d)|
About the Author
William Gibson is an American & Canadian speculative fiction writer widely credited with pioneering the science fiction subgenre known as cyberpunk. Gibson notably coined the term "cyberspace" in his short story "Burning Chrome" and later popularized the concept in his acclaimed debut novel Neuromancer . In later works—like Pattern Recognition and Count Zero—he gradually moved away from science fiction and futuristic work, instead writing about the strange contemporary world we inhabit.
Hometown:Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Date of Birth:March 17, 1948
Place of Birth:Conway, South Carolina
Education:B.A., University of British Columbia, 1977
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
haven't actually read the book yet, just ordered it after seeing the play tonight.