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Characters:3 male, 4 female
This compelling Australian play was a success in London and was hailed by critics in New York for its vigor, integrity, and realistic portrayal of two itinerant cane cutters: Barney, a swaggering little scrapper, and Roo, a big roughneck. They have spent the past sixteen summers off with two ladies in a Southern Australian city. Every year Roo has brought a tinsel doll to Olive, his girl, as a gift to symbolize their relationship, but this seventeenth summer is different somehow. Old patterns must be broken, new ways found, as all four lovers come to face certain unpleasant truths about themselves. This unusual, compelling love story was made into a film entitled Season of Passion and starred Academy Award-winners Ernest Borgnine, Anne Baxter, John Mills and Angela Lansbury.
"Always gives the impression of having been written out of the author's heart and soul and because he had something that he passionately wanted to say."-New York Post
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Book Description Currency Press, 1985. Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP83641858
Book Description Currency Press, Sydney, 2002. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. By Photographs (illustrator). Reprint. PB, pictorial card covers, 96pp, glossary, b/w illus. Minor rubbing, creasing to covers, inside is square, clean, tight & unmarked. First performed in 1955, it has been an iconic Australian play ever since. A play about two Queensland canecutters and their seasonal romance with two Melbourne barmaids Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # jen000968
Book Description Currency Press, 1978. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. 96pp. Softback, VG, front top corner tip slightly creased, text is free of markings, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, a play, Seller Inventory # w160320953
Book Description Currency Press, Sydney, 1995. Softcover. Condition: Very Good. Reprint. softcover, 96 pages, ex reference library with the usual marks, otherwise very good. box 164. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 73693
Book Description Currency Press, Sydney, 1995. Soft Cover. Condition: Acceptable. Reprint. Size: 5 1/4 " x 8 1/4 ". Ex - University Library Book. Seller Inventory # 049106
Book Description Currency Press, Sydney, 1978. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. 1979 reprint." A raw, realistic and human story without frills but with a deep understanding of the tragedy and comedy inextricable mixed together in the lives of ordinary men" clean text, photo of Ray Lawler on back cover, notes and scenes from earlier productions. Clean text. 250gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 12mo ; 96 pages. Seller Inventory # 28548
Book Description Currency Press, Sydney, 1978. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Reprint. Photo illust cover, red titling, hinges repaired, lib marks, some edge wear and dogearing to pages, otherwise clean and sound. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. Seller Inventory # 001477
Book Description Currency Press, Sydney, 1978. Soft cover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Collectible condition. No previous owner name or marks. Book square, spine straight, pages tight, clean, uncreased and complete. Rare is such fine condition. Seller Inventory # 003975
Book Description Currency Press, Sydney, 1990. Stiff Board Cover. Condition: Very Good. Reprint. 96 page play script. A clean, straight copy. Scan available. Seller Inventory # 011503
Book Description Currency Press, Australia, 1979. Soft cover. Condition: Good. Seller Inventory # 061349