The basis for a forthcoming motion picture tells the story of John Booth, a man convicted and sent to prison for killing a young girl while driving drunk and the girl's father, who wants the ultimate revenge. 12,500 first printing. Movie tie-in.
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David Rabe’s drama has been honored by the Obie Awards, Variety, the Drama Desk Awards, the New York Drama Critics’ Society, and the Outer Critics’ Circle. He has won a Tony Award and has received the Hull Wariner Award for playwriting three times. Born in Iowa, he received a BA from Loras College and an MA from the Graduate School of Drama at Villanova University. He began his writing career as a journalist and has also written several screenplays. He lives in Connecticut.From AudioFile:
A young girl is killed by a drunk driver. Her parents divorce and cope separately with the child's death. The driver, now free from prison, unknowingly awaits his final penance: being murdered at the hands of the child's father. All the violence and emotional pain of such tragedy are captured in this well-produced tape. Dick Hill personalizes each character and leaves a photographic image of events and settings in the mind of the listener. Sound and echo chambers are used effectively for flashbacks. Long after hearing the tape, which contains scenes and language not recommended for family entertainment, one will remember the people brought to life by Hill's superlative narration. J.P. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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Book Description Hyperion Books, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0786861193
Book Description Hyperion, 1995. hardcover. Book Condition: New. Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1995 NY: Hyperion First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover. signed by author. Bookseller Inventory # RABCROS01