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📒Our Town ✍ Thornton Wilder
📝Our Town Book Synopsis : Our Town was first produced and published in 1938 to wide acclaim. This Pulitzer Prize–winning drama of life in the town of Grover 's Corners, an allegorical representation of all life, has become a classic. It is Thornton Wilder's most renowned and most frequently performed play. It is now reissued in this handsome hardcover edition, featuring a new Foreword by Donald Margulies, who writes, "You are holding in your hands a great American play. Possibly the great American play." In addition, Tappan Wilder has written an eye-opening new Afterword, which includes Thornton Wilder's unpublished notes and other illuminating photographs and documentary material.
📒Our Town ✍ Thornton Wilder
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📒Our Town ✍ David L. Kirp
📝Our Town Book Synopsis : A case study of judicial activism and its consequences and as a detailed analysis of suburban attitudes regarding race, class, and property.
📒Our Town ✍ Kevin Jack McEnroe
📝Our Town Book Synopsis : Our Town is the debut of a striking literary voice, one that captures the disillusion at the fringes of Hollywood as seen through a haze of drugs, alcohol, abuse, and fallen aspirations. An unseen narrator guides us through the dark fairy tale of Dorothy White, an aspiring actress who “never quite figured how to get out of her own way.” Her perfect marriage to an equally golden actor, Dale, quickly turns into one of jealousy and violence. Dorothy ends the marriage yet begins a legacy of self-destruction for the failed couple, as well as their two children, Clover and Dylan. But we see the pathos in Dorothy’s attempts to get back on track, to be a good woman, mother, and grandmother. Throughout the novel, she is left in the wake of decisions that turn disastrous. Her downward spiral from elusive fame into consistent infamy—a series of DUIs, the continuing neglect of her children, a string of failed and unhealthy relationships—is not without its grace, with the warmth of her character shining through her spackled makeup and cloud of acrid perfume. In many ways, Dorothy White is an anti-heroine for the ages—“vanilla voiced,” bewigged, loving, and ever radiant —a sympathetic character caught in the riptide of her transformation from small-town southern girl to one-time toast of Hollywood to embarrassing tabloid fodder. Our Town is an original and startling debut novel, one whose fresh voice and expert perspective reinvents the Hollywood story for a new generation of readers.
📒Thornton Wilders Our Town ✍ W. Meitcke
📝Thornton Wilders Our Town Book Synopsis : A lively, in-depth discussion of OUR TOWN. Students are taken on a journey of discovery through every scene or chapter. Also included are unique text notes, ideas for themes and term papers, notes on the author's life as well as a glossary.
📒Our Town ✍ Donald C. Haberman
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📒In Our Town ✍ Laura Verderosa
📝In Our Town Book Synopsis : Towns have many different places to visit. What buildings do you see in your town?
📒In Our Town ✍ Jack Davis
📝In Our Town Book Synopsis : Play set in country town; centres on the return of an Aboriginal soldier after World War 2 and his rejection by the white community; includes an introduction by Adam Shoemaker.
📒Our Towns ✍ David McLennan
📝Our Towns Book Synopsis : "In this illustrated book, author David McLennan guides us on an alphabetical tour of 725 Saskatchewan communities. Our Towns: Saskatchewan Communities from Abbey to Zenon Park is the result of many years of travel throughout the province. Meticulously researched, and illustrated with more than 1,000 stunning, previously unpublished photographs (both historical and contemporary), Our Towns is a truly unique reflection of the province's history and people."--BOOK JACKET.
📒Our Town ✍ Cynthia Carr
📝Our Town Book Synopsis : The brutal lynching of two young black men in Marion, Indiana, on August 7, 1930, cast a shadow over the town that still lingers. It is only one event in the long and complicated history of race relations in Marion, a history much ignored and considered by many to be best forgotten. But the lynching cannot be forgotten. It is too much a part of the fabric of Marion, too much ingrained even now in the minds of those who live there. In Our Town journalist Cynthia Carr explores the issues of race, loyalty, and memory in America through the lens of a specific hate crime that occurred in Marion but could have happened anywhere. Marion is our town, America’s town, and its legacy is our legacy. Like everyone in Marion, Carr knew the basic details of the lynching even as a child: three black men were arrested for attempted murder and rape, and two of them were hanged in the courthouse square, a fate the third miraculously escaped. Meeting James Cameron–the man who’d survived–led her to examine how the quiet Midwestern town she loved could harbor such dark secrets. Spurred by the realization that, like her, millions of white Americans are intimately connected to this hidden history, Carr began an investigation into the events of that night, racism in Marion, the presence of the Ku Klux Klan–past and present–in Indiana, and her own grandfather’s involvement. She uncovered a pattern of white guilt and indifference, of black anger and fear that are the hallmark of race relations across the country. In a sweeping narrative that takes her from the angry energy of a white supremacist rally to the peaceful fields of Weaver–once an all-black settlement neighboring Marion–in search of the good and the bad in the story of race in America, Carr returns to her roots to seek out the fascinating people and places that have shaped the town. Her intensely compelling account of the Marion lynching and of her own family’s secrets offers a fresh examination of the complex legacy of whiteness in America. Part mystery, part history, part true crime saga, Our Town is a riveting read that lays bare a raw and little-chronicled facet of our national memory and provides a starting point toward reconciliation with the past. On August 7, 1930, three black teenagers were dragged from their jail cells in Marion, Indiana, and beaten before a howling mob. Two of them were hanged; by fate the third escaped. A photo taken that night shows the bodies hanging from the tree but focuses on the faces in the crowd—some enraged, some laughing, and some subdued, perhaps already feeling the first pangs of regret. Sixty-three years later, journalist Cynthia Carr began searching the photo for her grandfather’s face. From the Hardcover edition.
📒Our Town A Play In Three Acts ✍ Thornton Wilder
📝Our Town A Play in Three Acts Book Synopsis : The author's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama portrays life in a small New Hampshire town during the early 1900s.
📒Our Town ✍ BookCaps Study Guides Staff
📝Our Town Book Synopsis : The perfect companion to Thorton Wilde's "Our Town," this study guide contains a Act by Act analysis of the play, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
📒A Murder In Our Town ✍ Arthur Herzog
📝A Murder in Our Town Book Synopsis : From award-winning novelist Arthur Herzog comes a true-crime story of rich and poor, murder and retribution in a town rooted in self-denial. In Salisbury, Connecticut, the lavish weekend homes of wealthy New Yorkers stand only a short distance from the dilapidated houses of the local working class, known as the "raggies." But this seemingly calm and pastoral community has a sordid, evil underbelly. Feeling oppressed by their economic and social status, the three Duntz brothers seek revenge on the wealthy upper class, and historical Salisbury becomes their target. The brothers set fire to the Salisbury town hall, a 235-year-old symbol of the town's proud heritage. But when Earl Morey confesses to seeing one of the brothers commit the crime, he is found shot to death one early October morning. Driven to bring the murderer to justice, Lieutenant James Hiltz launches the largest, most complex investigation in the history of the Connecticut State Police. But the rich are apathetic and the poor fear retribution from the Duntzes, who hamper law enforcement's efforts to capture Morey's killer and further entrench the division between rich and poor. A gripping true crime tale, "A Murder in Our Town" reveals the curious juxtaposition of the privileged and poor in small-town America.
📒Our Town ✍ Peregrine Reedpen
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📒Our Town ✍ Dianne Draze
📝Our Town Book Synopsis : Educational title for gifted and advanced learners.
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📒Our Town A Play In Three Acts Edited By F Y Thompson ✍ Thornton Wilder
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📒 Our Town Ludlow A Lecture ✍ Thomas Wright
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📒Our Town Or Rough Sketches Of Character Manners C ✍ Mrs. Fitzatherley
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📒Our Town And Other Plays ✍ Thornton Wilder
📝Our Town and Other Plays Book Synopsis : A collection of Wilder's drama: Our Town searches for a value above all price for the smallest events in our daily life; The Skin of Our Teeth depicts the events of family life against the vast dimensions of time and place; and The Matchmaker explores aspirations for participation in life.