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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
?Shepard is an uncommon playwright and uncommonly gifted.? ? The New York Times ?Wildly poetic, full of stage images and utterances replete with insidious suggestiveness.? ? New York ?Shepard is one of the most prolific playwrights, and for that matter, certainly one of the most brilliant.? ? New York Post From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
From one of our most admired writers: a collection of stories set mainly in the fertile imaginative landscape of the American West, written with the terse lyricism, cinematic detail, and wry humor that have become Sam Shepard?s trademarks. A man traveling down Highway 90 West gets trapped alone overnight inside a Cracker Barrel restaurant, where he... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00
Filled with wry, dark humor, unparalleled imagination, unforgettable characters, and exquisitely crafted storytelling, Sam Shepard?s plays have earned him enormous acclaim over the past five decades. In these fifteen one-acts, we see him at his best, displaying his trademark ability to portray human relationships, love, and lust with rare authenticity.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.00
Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard?s latest play is an uproarious, brilliantly provocative farce that brings the gifts of a quintessentially American playwright to bear on the current American dilemma. Frank and Emma are a quiet, respectable couple who raise cows on their Wisconsin farm. Soon after they agree to put up Frank?s old friend Haynes, who... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 15.98
In these seventeen stories, Sam Shepard taps the same wellspring that has made him one of America's most acclaimed playwrights: sex and regret; the yearning for a frontier that has been subdivided out of existence; the anxious gulf that separates men and women; the even deeper gulf that separates men from their true selves. A fascinated boy watches... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00
In eighteen stories unlike any in our contemporary literature, Sam Shepard explores the vast and rugged American West with the same parched intensity that has made him ?the great playwright of his generation? ( The New York Times ). A boy watches a ?remedy man? tame a wild stallion, a contest that mirrors his own struggle with his father. A woman... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
When Roscoe, a 65-year-old Cervantes scholar, runs off with a young woman named Sally, he decides to stay a while in her family home. Soon he discovers that Sally?s house?once inhabited by James Dean; perched precariously over the San Fernando valley?is filled with secrets, sadness, and haunted women who cannot leave themselves or anyone else in peace.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.00
A solitary man digs a hole in the ground, near a dead horse. Amidst the clutter of food and equipment stands Hobart Struther, who has ridden all the way out to the middle of nowhere on a holy mission. But one day into his ?Great Sojourn,? things are looking bleak. His horse has choked to death, he's miles away from civilization, and there's not a person... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
These three plays by Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard are bold, explosive, and ultimately redemptive dramas propelled by family secrets and illuminated by a searching intelligence. In The Late Henry Moss ?which premiered in San Francisco, starring Sean Penn and Nick Nolte?two estranged brothers confront the past as they piece together the drunken... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 12.00
Set within the netherworld of thoroughbred racing, this hair-raisingly funny new play by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of True West explores the classical themes of memory, loyalty, and restitution. Simpatico launches readers into regions where high society meets the low life, and where, as one of the main characters observes, "someone is cutting... more...