Tooth of Crime
By (author) Mr Sam Shepard
Tooth of Crime by Mr Sam Shepard
Book DescriptionOne 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 hand, Hoss must defend himself against Crow, a newcomer who battles him for fame. Combining musical styles and intense dialogue in an unconventional musical-fantasy, "Tooth of Crime "riffs brilliantly on rising stars and fading legends, and rock lived and died for.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780307274984
(202mm x 134mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mr Sam Shepard
Fifteen One-Act Plays, Paperback / softback (August 2012)
Filled with wry, dark humor, and exquisitely crafted storytelling, Shepard's plays have earned him enormous acclaim. In these 15 one-acts, he displays his trademark ability to portray human relationships, love, and lust with rare authenticity.
Day Out of Days, Paperback / softback (February 2011)
From one of our most admired writers comes 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 Shepard's trademarks.
Buried Child, Paperback (February 2006)» View all books by Mr Sam Shepard
"Originally published in the United States in the collection "Buried child, seduced, & suicide in B by Urizen Books, Inc., New York, in 1979"--T.p. verso.
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Author Biography - Mr Sam Shepard
Sam Shepard is the Pulitzer Prize--winning author of more than forty-five plays. He was a finalist for the W. H. Smith Literary Award for his story collection "Great Dream of Heaven," ""and he has also written the story collection "Cruising Paradise," ""two collections of prose pieces, "Motel Chronicles "and "Hawk Moon," ""and "Rolling Thunder Logbook," ""a diary of Bob Dylan's 1975 Rolling Thunder Review tour. As an actor he has appeared in more than thirty films, including "Days of Heaven," " Crimes of the Heart," " Steel Magnolias," " The Pelican Brief," " Snow Falling on Cedars," " All the Pretty Horses," " Black Hawk Down," ""and "The Notebook."""He received an Oscar nomination in 1984 for his performance in "The Right Stuff." His screenplay for "Paris, Texas" won the Grand Jury Prize at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival, and he wrote and directed the film "Far North "in 1988 and co-wrote and starred in Wim Wenders' "Don't Come Knocking "in 2005. Shepard's plays, eleven of which have won Obie Awards, include "The God of Hell," " The Late Henry Moss," "Simpatico," "Curse of the Starving Class," " True West," " Fool for Love," and "A Lie of the Mind," ""which won a New York Drama Desk Award. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Shepard received the Gold Medal for Drama from the Academy in 1992, and in 1994 he was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame. He lives in New York.
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