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Is He Dead?

Is He Dead?

Mark Twain, David Ives

ISBN: 1199005819

"A ripely enjoyable confection! An elaborate madcap comedy that registers high on the mirth meter..." - Variety
Jean-Francois Millet, a young painter of genius, is in love with Marie Leroux but in debt to a villanious art-dealer. Threatened with debtor's prison, Millet realizes the only way he can pay his debts is to die.

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Jean-Francois Millet, a young painter of genius, is in love with Marie Leroux but in debt to a villanious art-dealer. Threatened with debtor's prison, Millet realizes the only way he can pay his debts is to die. As he fakes his death, passing himself off as his own sister, he prospers but must find some way to get out of a dress and marry his beloved Marie...
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David Ives

David Ives

David Ives is probably best known for his evenings of one-acts, collected as All in the Timing (Vintage Books) and Time Flies (Grove Press). His full-length work to date has been collected in Polish Joke and Other Plays (Grove). He is also the author of two young-adult novels, Monsieur Eek and Scrib. He lives in New York City with his wife, Martha. view full profile

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