Crooked (Paperback)Catherine Trieschmann (author)
Paperback 72 Pages / Published: 03/03/2009
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Dramatic Comedy / 3f Fourteen year old Laney arrives in Oxford, Mississippi with a twisted back, a mother in crisis and a burning desire to be writer. When she befriends Maribel Purdy, a fervent believer in the power of Jesus Christ to save her from the humiliations of high school, Laney embarks on a hilarious spiritual and sexual journey that challenges her mother's secular worldview and threatens to tear their fragile relationship apart. "The work of a big accomplished writer's voice...a gem of a discovery." -The New York Times "Gorgeous almost beyond belief." -The London Times "This is a wonderfully neat play, at once simple and complex, grappling with big issues - matters of faith, fantasy and the flesh - while keeping its sneakers firmly planted on the suburban topsoil of adolescent angst and domestic frictions." - The Daily Telegraph
Publisher: Samuel French Inc
Number of pages: 72
Weight: 82 g
Dimensions: 203 x 127 x 3 mm
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