Decent Birth, Happy Funeral

by  William Saroyan

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  11m, 5f

Two enlisted men cross paths then continue on to their respective destinies. Ernest goes to war and meets death so that others may live. August takes a wife and is blessed with a child, born on the day of Ernest's death and, keeping his promise to the dead man, conducts a celebratory funeral.

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Decent Birth, Happy Funeral

by  William Saroyan

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    11m, 5f

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Two enlisted men cross paths then continue on to their respective destinies. Ernest goes to war and meets death so that others may live. August takes a wife and is blessed with a child, born on the day of Ernest's death and, keeping his promise to the dead man, conducts a celebratory funeral.

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