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Price:AUD$12.00 (about USD$8.60)
Signed:By Author
Item ID:SB00-0111597
Publisher:Currency Press, Paddington, New South Wales, 1984
Currency Press, 1984, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, First, Inscribed by Author, Illustrated By: Photographic

Author's note, director's note -- Bruce Myles. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs of various theatre company's productions of the play. Black-and-white photographic front cover with black and white titles to the front panel and black titles to the backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear panel. A previous owner has covered the book in contact plastic; and has also underlined the internal text with both black lead pencil and "highlighter". Previous owner's name to the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. "The imaginative insight and author can offer an audience in the theatre is poignantly demonstrated by Robert Hewett in this study of Bill and his sister Frances. Bill, brain-damaged by teenage accident, has been "inherited" by Frances, who has chosen to settle with him in a beachside cottage because she cannot bear the gilt of leaving him in a home. Their mutual frustration is lightened by love, understanding and carried; while Bill, unable to speak to those on stage, shares with the audience in the sides of dry, sardonic wit, the real feelings and observations of a middle-aged man trapped in the bodily functions of a baby." -- From the rear panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (5), VI-IX, (10), 6-66 pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Theatre & Plays; Australia; Signed. Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 0868190853. ISBN/EAN: 9780868190853. Inventory No: 0111597.
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