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The Letters of Sam Shepard & Johnny Dark

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"Pulitzer Prize-winning author of plays such as True West, Fool For Love, and Buried Child, and Academy Award-nominated actor in many films, including The Right Stuff, Sam Shepard is arguably America's finest working dramatist. He has said many times that he will never write a memoir. But he has written intensively about his inner life and creative work to his former father-in-law and housemate, Johnny Dark. This book gathers nearly 40 years of their correspondence, which provides the most honest and complete record of Shepard's professional and personal lives that he is ever likely to publish. The book is illustrated with Dark's candid, revealing photographs of Shepard and their mutual family across many years, as well as facsimiles of numerous letters. It makes a perfect companion to Treva Wurmfeld's recent film, Shepard & Dark"--
Publisher: Austin :, University of Texas Press,, 2013.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780292735828
Branch Call Number: 812.54 Two 11/2013
Characteristics: xv, 383 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,25 cm


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