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ORCHARDS SEVEN STORIES BY ANTON CHEKHOV AND SEVEN PLAYS THEY HAVE INSPIRED

CHEKHOV, ANTON - MAMET, DAVID

Published by ALFRED A. KNOPF, NY, NY, 1986
Condition: AS NEW CONDITION Hardcover
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175 PAGES + (7) PAGES OF "NOTES." QUARTER BOUND IN CREAM COLORED CLOTH WITH CREAM COLORED PAPER COVERED BOARDS. GOLD STAMPED TITLES ON THE SPINE. THE DUST JACKET IS PRICE CLIPPED, OTHERWISE IT WOULD BE IN FINE CONDITION.THE PLAYSCRIPT BY DAVID MAMET IS ENTITLED "VINT" AND IS ON PAGES 39 -48. THE PLAY IS ABOUT A VERY UNUSUAL CARD GAME. OTHER PLAYWRIGHTS ARE MARIA IRENE FORNES, SPAULDING GRAY, JOHN GUARE, WENDY WASSERMAN, MICHAEL WELLER AND SAMM-ART WILLIAMS. AN INTESTING FORMAT AND TAKE OFF ON CHEKHOF'S STORIES. EACH OF THE PLAYS ARE PRECEDED BY THE ANTON CHEKHOV STORY THAT THE PLAY ATTEMPTS TO IMITATE. THE "NOTES" SECTION REPORTS THAT THE ONE-ACT PLAYS WERE STAGED BY "THE ACTING COMPANY" AT THE KRANNERT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS IN CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, ILLINOIS ON SEPTEMBER 19, 1985. NOTES ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHTS BIBLIOGRAPHIES IS ADDED. A PRISTINE, UNUSED COPY OF THE BOOK. Size: 5 3/4"X 8 5/8". Bookseller Inventory # 002792

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Title: ORCHARDS SEVEN STORIES BY ANTON CHEKHOV AND ...

Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF, NY, NY

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: HARDCOVER

Book Condition:AS NEW CONDITION

Dust Jacket Condition: GOOD CONDITION, PRICE CLIPPED

Edition: First EDITION SO STATED.

Book Type: ANTHOLOGY

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