"The greatest American playwright of his generation" (New York Magazine) Winner of the New York Drama Critics Award as the best play of the year. A Lie of the Mind is described by its author as a "love ballad...a little legend about love". Frank Rich of the New York Times described it as "a variously rending and hilarious reverie about parents and ...
"The greatest American playwright of his generation" (New York Magazine) Winner of the New York Drama Critics Award as the best play of the year. A Lie of the Mind is described by its author as a "love ballad...a little legend about love". Frank Rich of the New York Times described it as "a variously rending and hilarious reverie about parents and sons and husbands and wives, all blending into mythic wildernes..." The play was revived by the Donmar Warehouse in 2001.
NEAR FINE. 9780413161000 Paperback, 144pp. This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Print on Demand title, produced to the highest standard, and there would be a delay in dispatch of around 15 working days.
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Good. THE SCRIPT! You will receive the ACTING EDITION. Some shelf wear to the covers. Former actor name and a few markings. Plenty of clean clear dialogue. Enjoy this presentable edition useful for performance.
First printing of this edition. Quarter, navy blue quarter leather with red-and-white paper boards. One of 300 numbered copies (this being No. 167), signed by both the author and artist. Shepard's play opened in 1985 at the Promenade Theater in New York, starring Harvey Keitel, Aidan Quinn, Amanda Plummer, and Will Patton. Fine in a Near Fine example of the original mylar dust jacket.
Hardcover, large quarto. First printing of this edition. One of 26 lettered copies (this being Letter M) SIGNED by Shepard and Washburn on the colophon page. A much acclaimed work by the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, essayist, and actor. Illustrated with 15 scratch-board drawings by Stan Washburn. Lacking the CD recording of the music by the Red Clay Ramblers used for the first production of the play. Fine, in blue goatskin spine and red paper covered boards with white silkscreened titling and illustration. 144 pages, 13 x 10 inches, in Monotype Ehrhardt, handset Janson and handset De Vinne wood type on mouldmade French Lana Royale paper. Illustrations printed from photopolymer plates.
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