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Betty S Summer Vacation

Author : Christopher Durang
ISBN : 9780802188908
Genre : Drama
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Pitch-black humor and brutal social commentary from the Tony Award-winning playwright: “Relentlessly fierce, relentlessly funny.”—Ben Brantley, The New York Times Looking for a little rest and time by herself, Betty rents a summer share at the beach. But Betty's luck turns when this sensible Everywoman gets drawn into the chaotic world of some very unsavory housemates: her friend Trudy, who talks too much; the lewd, semi-naked Buck, who tries to have sex with everyone; and Keith, a serial killer who hides in his room with a mysterious hatbox. With sand between her toes, walking a thin line between sanity and survival, poor Betty will leave her summer vacation more terrorized than tan—in this Obie Award-winning play from Christopher Durang, who “proves to be every bit as sharp and caustic as England’s Joe Orton” (David Kaufman, New York Daily News). “Not only wickedly funny but a commentary on the state of American culture.”—Curtis Ellis, MSNBC “A comedian whose fury takes the form of farce.”—John Lahr, The New Yorker
Category: Drama

The Seashore Book

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ISBN : MINN:31951000783151G
Genre : Boats and boating
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Bob and Betty learn about boats, ships, and life at sea from Captain Hawes.
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Out

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Out is a fashion, style, celebrity and opinion magazine for the modern gay man.
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The New York Times Theatre Reviews 1999 2000

Author : New York Times Theater Reviews
ISBN : 0415936977
Genre : Performing Arts
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This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions. Aspinall has included only those essays that offer the most influential and controversial arguments surrounding the play. The issues discussed include gender, authority, female autonomy and unruliness, courtship and marriage, language and speech, and performance and theatricality.
Category: Performing Arts

The Seashore Book

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ISBN : MINN:31951000783151G
Genre : Boats and boating
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Bob and Betty learn about boats, ships, and life at sea from Captain Hawes.
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Award Monologues For Women

Author : Patrick Tucker
ISBN : 9781136023743
Genre : Performing Arts
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Award Monologues for Women is a collection of fifty-four monologues taken from plays written since 1980 that have been nominated for the Pullitzer Prize, the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards in New York, and The Evening Standard and Laurence Olivier Awards in London. The book provides an excellent range of up-to-date audition pieces, usefully arranged in age groups, and is supplemented with audition tips to improve your acting, and to ensure that the best possible performance.
Category: Performing Arts

My Summer Vacation

Author : R.M. (Dick) Griffin
ISBN : 9781465386021
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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My Summer Vacation is an autobiographical short story about nine wild and wonderful days on a camping trip with the author, his best friend Don, his Dad, Mr. Hall, and their family dog Sarge in 1949. The transportation was a 1928 Model A Ford, 2dr that had a top speed of maybe 45 miles per hour. The trip started in Rawlins, Wyoming and covered more than 400 miles all the way to Yellowstone National Park and back home to Rawlins. It turned out to be one of the greatest adventures of a young boys life. Excerpt: Be Careful When You Play With Firecrackers! Mr. Hall occasionally would have a little fun by throwing a fire cracker out on his side when a fancy car went by. He was kind of intimidated by fancy cars. I think it was because he had to drive the Model A which even then was more than twenty years old. It was fun watching them slow down to check their tires and stuff. Don and I also had become very good at laying them down just right as we called it and we were getting a little cocky. Don spotted a flashy 49 Buick coming at us and he said Lets get this guy! Don took a couple puffs on the cigarette to get it real hot and I waited with the firecracker in my left hand for just her right moment.Now! Don said, and I touched the fuse to the cigarette and immediately flung it right past Mr. Halls nose out the drivers side window! Suddenly everything seemed to start happening in slow motion!....................
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Christmas Dog

Author : Melody Carlson
ISBN : 1441204784
Genre : Religion
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Betty Kowalski isn't looking forward to the holidays. She just can't seem to find Christmas in her heart. There's church, of course. But who can she bake for these days? And who would care whether or not she pulled out the Christmas decorations? Her new neighbor just adds to the problem. He's doing home improvements that don't appear to be improving much of anything. These days when Betty looks out the window, she sees a beat-up truck, a pile of junk, lots of blue tarps, and--horror of horrors--an old pink toilet. But when a mangy dog appears at her doorstep, the stage is set for Betty to learn a very important lesson about what Christmas is all about. This contemporary Christmas story is a timely yet gentle reminder that God can work miracles through something as seemingly insignificant as a little brown dog.
Category: Religion

The Olden Time Stories For Betty

Author : Elizabeth Hawley
ISBN : 9781469111063
Genre : History
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This project is based on the reminiscences of Elizabeth Hawley Bowen Everett (1857-1940). She originally compiled these stories, records, and reflections about her life and her family in response to curiosity expressed by her grand-daughter, Betty Bowen Hanes. Her collection is called, The Olden Time or Stories for Betty. As we immersed ourselves in this family’s history, we became convinced that the experiences of its various members represented those of countless Americans. Their participation in this country’s struggle for independence, the western migration, the establishment of towns on the prairie, in school teaching from Maine to Mississippi and Nebraska, make this story significant beyond its interest to the family’s descendents. In consequence, we made the decision to annotate the collection in an effort to aid the modern reader with obscure references and to provide some historical background. We have presented Elizabeth Hawley’s own work with only the slightest editing and occasional rearrangement, and we have clearly identified our additions as footnotes, by brackets or a change in typeface. Several observations should be mentioned here. The influence of New England culture on the prairie society is marked. The interest in education is attested by both the number of schools established in these small towns and the number of students who enrolled. Women and girls attended school as well as boys and young men. Women taught, even in male preparatory schools, and ran their own schools. Religion, in the form of protestant denominations, was a strong influence and along with it temperance societies. Little distinction was made among the various protestant traditions as long as the preaching was “faithful” and “effective,” for the church of one’s family might well be unrepresented in a new town. Customs of dress and manners were transported from New England along with the settlers. Land divisions took similar forms as did the governing bodies of townships. As a family history, this is an odyssey of school teachers. Their devotion to education is represented first in Maine, by The Reverend Reuben Nason’s Gorham Academy, now located on the campus of the University of Southern Maine, and finally, at the end of the western journey, by the presence of the family home facing the campus of the University of Nebraska. There were teachers in each generation, both men and women, in preparatory schools and seminaries from Maine and New York to Mississippi, Iowa, and Nebraska and, beginning with Reuben Nason’s graduation from Harvard in 1802, students at Bowdoin and Dartmouth Colleges, at the University of Illinois and finally the University of Nebraska, where the young Hawleys studied. We offer this collection of memories, stories, and anecdotes to all who are interested in this period of American history and to the descendents of these hardy folk.
Category: History

American Theatre

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ISBN : UOM:49015003303345
Genre : Periodicals
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Summer Vacation And Other Stories

Author : Theodore Kohan
ISBN : 9781467824972
Genre : Fiction
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Male-female relationships are at the center of this collection of thirteen stories. Roughly half the stories take place in the United States and half in Chile. A common thread runs through these keenly sensitive stories: the women take the initiative, and the men, willingly or unwillingly, follow their lead. At one end of the spectrum, Ari, 14 years old, is awakening to his sexuality, and at the other, Al, almost 70 and a former college professor, sees a potential affair with a young woman as his last opportunity to indulge his taste for sexual mischief. Along the way we also meet Dora, a free-spirited woman who, thirty years earlier, was in hot pursuit of Sergio, a married man, but who now holds a secret he is determined to uncover; Josh, home for the summer after having completed his freshman year in college, who is torn between family expectations and his attraction for Sofia, a Colombian immigrant; and a gallery of other unique characters.
Category: Fiction

Betty And Veronica Summer Fun

Author : Frank Doyle
ISBN : 1879794136
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Cherish the innocence of summer days gone by with this collection of the earliest stories from the Betty & Veronica Summer Fun editions of the Archie Giant Series! Whether chasing after hunky lifeguards, modeling the latest swimwear, or putting up with Archie and Reggie's goofy rivalry for their affections, Betty and Veronica are truly the queens of Riverdale Beach! Reprints some of the best Silver Age stories from the first few years of Betty & Veronica Summer Fun.
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Out

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ISBN : NWU:35556030872600
Genre : Gay men
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Theatre World 1998 1999

Author : John Willis
ISBN : 1557834334
Genre : Performing Arts
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(Theatre World). Theatre World, the statistical and pictorial record of the Broadway and off-Broadway season, touring companies, and professional regional companies throughout the United States, has become a classic in its field. The book is complete with cast listings, replacement producers, directors, authors, composers, opening and closing dates, song titles, and much, much more. There are special sections with biographical data, obituary information, listings of annual Shakespeare festivals and major drama awards.
Category: Performing Arts

The Advocate

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ISBN : UCSC:32106014818279
Genre : Gay liberation movement
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The Founding Fish

Author : John McPhee
ISBN : 9780374706340
Genre : Nature
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John McPhee's twenty-sixth book is a braid of personal history, natural history, and American history, in descending order of volume. Each spring, American shad-Alosa sapidissima-leave the ocean in hundreds of thousands and run heroic distances upriver to spawn. McPhee--a shad fisherman himself--recounts the shad's cameo role in the lives of George Washington and Henry David Thoreau. He fishes with and visits the laboratories of famous ichthyologists; he takes instruction in the making of shad darts from a master of the art; and he cooks shad in a variety of ways, delectably explained at the end of the book. Mostly, though, he goes fishing for shad in various North American rivers, and he "fishes the same way he writes books, avidly and intensely. He wants to know everything about the fish he's after--its history, its habits, its place in the cosmos" (Bill Pride, The Denver Post). His adventures in pursuit of shad occasion the kind of writing--expert and ardent--at which he has no equal.
Category: Nature

Voices Of The Armory

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ISBN : 1424321514
Genre : Historic buildings
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Soul Chaser Betty

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ISBN : 0979475112
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Summer vacations can't last forever! Betty spent hers discovering that the real world was threatened by a dark necromancer from the dimension of dreams named the Weaver. But she saved the day and it's all good, right?Wrong. In the Weaver's absence a new curse settles over the little town of Armstrong, and the neighbors are turning into shambling killers! Is it conceivable that Betty's absent-minded Grammy once encountered such horrors, long ago? Diving into her grandmother's nightmares might just reveal her Grammy's true past, and could be the only way for Betty to learn how to defeat this new menace: a terror demon drawn to the last of the Soul Chasers!
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Rereading Doris Lessing

Author : Claire Sprague
ISBN : 9781469620367
Genre : Literary Criticism
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According to Sprague, doubling in Lessing's novels is a perfect correlative for the complexity and contradiction Lessing perceives as central to the private and collective human experience. Her doubles and multiples not only indicate the fracturing or the formation of identity but they also are among the several strategies used to project complex private and societal concerns. This study of Lessing's dialectical imagination extends and revises earlier feminist approaches. Originally published in 1987. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Faith Of Betty Scott Stam In Poem And Verse

Author : Elisabeth Alden Scott Stam
ISBN : STANFORD:36105039639302
Genre : Christian literature, English
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A collection of poems written by a woman who was later martyred as a missionary to China in 1934 during the Chinese Civil War.
Category: Christian literature, English