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  • ATHOL FUGARD: Grove Press Modern Dramatists. by [Fugard, Athol] Walder, Dennis.
    [Fugard, Athol] Walder, Dennis.
    ATHOL FUGARD: Grove Press Modern Dramatists.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Grove Press, 1985. First edition - The first full-length study of this important South African playwright. Based on interviews with the playwright, his actors and others involved in the South African theater, this is a look at Fugard's life and work and an analysis of his major plays including 'Sizwe Bansi Is Dead' and 'Master Harold and the Boys.' Illustrated with photographs. Notes, bibliography, index. 142 pp. ISBN: 0-394-622308.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 28067
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  • AN UNFINISHED WOMAN: A Memoir. by Hellman, Lillian.
    Hellman, Lillian.
    AN UNFINISHED WOMAN: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first of her memoirs, one which focuses on the central relationship in her life - for 30 years, with Dashiel Hammett, until his death in1961. Also includes a 'warm but unsentimental portrait' of her old friend, Dorothy Parker. Photographs. Winner of the National Book Award. 280 pp

    Condition: Fine in a good dust jacket (chips to upper edge of back cover,other wear, now protected by an archival cover.).

    Book ID: 52819
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  • AN UNFINISHED WOMAN: A Memoir. by Hellman, Lillian.
    Hellman, Lillian.
    AN UNFINISHED WOMAN: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first of her memoirs, one which focuses on the central relationship in her life - for 30 years, with Dashiel Hammett, until his death in1961. Also includes a 'warm but unsentimental portrait' of her old friend, Dorothy Parker. Photographs. Winner of the National Book Award. 280 pp

    Condition: Near fine in a good only dust jacket (price-clipped, tears and chips to upper edge, now protected by an archival cover.).

    Book ID: 47309
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  • AN UNFINISHED WOMAN: A Memoir. by Hellman, Lillian.
    Hellman, Lillian.
    AN UNFINISHED WOMAN: A Memoir.

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1970.). The first of her memoirs, one which focuses on the central relationship in her life - for 30 years, with Dashiel Hammett, until his death in1961. Also includes a 'warm but unsentimental portrait' of her old friend, Dorothy Parker. Winner of the National Book Award. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-553-05458.

    Condition: Good condition (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 49254
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  • [Hellman, Lillian, 1906-1984] Wright, William.
    LILLIAN HELLMAN: The Image, The Woman.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1986.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A balanced and thoroughly researched biography of this woman, who was one of the most prominent screenwriters and playwrights of the 20th century, but is perhaps even better known for her 30 year long affair with detective story writer Dashiell Hammett and her left-wing politics, and her literary memoirs. Notes, index. 507 pp, plus 16 pp of photographs. ISBN: 0-671526871.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 37219
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  • Keane, John.
    VACLAV HAVEL: A Political Tragedy in Six Acts

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Basic Books (Perseus), (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Havel is one of the 20th century's great playwrights, dissidents, and champion of democracy - along with Nelson Mandela he navigated the gulf between political prisoner and President of his country. This authorized biography, based on unrestricted access to Havel, his friends and even his enemies, is the first definitive account of this Czech leader. Photographs, guide to pronunciation, index. 535 pp. ISBN: 0-465-037194.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 34867
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  • THE PLAY GOES ON: A Memoir. by Simon, Neil.
    Simon, Neil.
    THE PLAY GOES ON: A Memoir.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1999). First edition - "In this 2nd volume of his memoirs, playwright Neil Simon begins immediately following the death of his wife, Joan. From that moment of unbearable sadness, Simon moved quickly to work on another play to keep himself busy and his mind off his loss. The work was therapeutic, and he met an actress who had a role in his play, Marsha Mason. Almost immediately a bond developed, which led to marriage. When Mason's career required that she be in Hollywood, Simon and his two daughters from his first marriage moved there as well. He immersed himself in his work & created: ''Brighton Beach Memoirs,'' ''Biloxi Blues,'' ''Broadway Bound,'' and ''Lost in Yonkers.'' 329 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy blue and white wrappers.

    Book ID: 61295
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