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Make Believe Town

David Mamet

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ISBN 10: 0571177956 / ISBN 13: 9780571177950
Published by Faber and Faber, London, 1996
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Title: Make Believe Town

Publisher: Faber and Faber, London

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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From the Pulitzer prize-winning author of "Glengarry Glen Ross". These essays cover all aspects of David Mamet's personal, private, public and professional life.


Playwright David Mamet has forged a considerable reputation, particularly in the theaters of New York and London, for dialogue that is austere, sharp, complex, sophisticated and realistic, a skill that transferred successfully to Hollywood with the movie version of his play Glengarry Glen Ross. His first collection of essays, The Cabin, gave Mamet enthusiasts the chance to see more directly what the author thinks about the world. This second miscellaneous collection of 24 essays again gives a lively scattershot view of his concerns and obsessions: sketches of friends; a memoir of child abuse; an essay on anti-semitism; thoughts on an early job writing pornography captions; much about the theater, including his beginnings on Broadway. Definitely a clue to the mind behind the dramatic art.

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