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Shawl, The - Short Play, Drama

Shawl, The

David Mamet

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Short Play, Drama

2m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573625183

"A fascinating exercise in film flam. The dialogue has a keen poisonous edge." - WNEW TV

"Displays the subtle word play with which Mr. Mamet can develop a prosaic situation." - The Christian Science Monitor

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Short Play

Drama

A medium with a talent for hucksterism and his ruthless student meet with a woman who wants advice about her deceased mother's will. They plot to relieve her of the entire estate, but she tricks the medium into revealing what a charlatan he is. During the shock and pain of this moment, the medium experiences a revelation so profound that it changes the course of each character's life.

"A fascinating exercise in film flam. The dialogue has a keen poisonous edge." - WNEW TV

"Displays the subtle word play with which Mr. Mamet can develop a prosaic situation." - The Christian Science Monitor

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2m, 1f

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David Mamet

David Mamet

David Mamet is the author of the plays: Race, Keep Your Pantheon, School, November, Romance, Boston Marriage, Faustus, Oleanna, Glengarry Glen Ross (1984 Pulitzer Prize and New York Drama Critics Circle Award), American Buffalo, The Old Neighborhood, A Life in the Theatre, Speed-the-Plow, Edmond, Lakeboat, The Water Engine, The Woods, Sexual Perversity in Chicago, Reunion and The Cryptogram (1995 ... view full profile

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