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- 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 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$ 15.00
A newly revised edition of an American classic, Sam Shepard?s Pulitzer Prize?winning Buried Child is as fierce and unforgettable as it was when it was first produced in 1978. A scene of madness greets Vince and his girlfriend as they arrive at the squalid farmhouse of Vince?s hard-drinking grandparents, who seem to have no idea who he is. Nor does... 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...
- 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 2010; US$ 12.00
One of the plays that first announced Sam Shepard as an original voice in American theater, Tooth of Crime is his thrillingly innovative rock drama, published here in a revised edition that is as fresh and provocative as the original was more than thirty years ago. An aging rock star in a world in which entertainment and street warfare go hand in... 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$ 14.09
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 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...