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China Doll (Paperback) (David Mamet)

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"The finest American author of his generation."—Sunday Mail

This complex new work from celebrated playwright David Mamet revolves around a wealthy man, his young fiancée, and an airplane. The man has just bought a new plane as a wedding present for the girl. He intends to go into semiretirement and enjoy himself. While in the process of leaving his office, and giving last minute instructions to his young assistant, he takes one final phone call.

The new, widely anticipated play premieres on Broadway this fall, starring Tony and Academy Award-winning actor Al Pacino, for whom the play was written. Pacino described the role of billionaire Mickey Ross as "one of the most daunting and challenging roles I've been given to explore in the theater" and declared, "it blew me away."

David Mamet is an American playwright, director, and screenwriter whose most notable works includeGlengarry Glen Ross (Pulitzer Prize for Drama), American Buffalo, Speed-the-Plow, Oleanna, November, Race, and The ******. Besides the film adaptations of his plays, his major screenwriting credits includeThe Postman Always Rings Twice, The Verdict, Rising Sun, Wag the Dog, and Hannibal. Over the course of his prolific career, Mamet has earned Tony Award nominations, Academy Award nominations, Drama Desk Awards, and "Screenwriter of the Year" from the London Critics Circle Film Awards.

Number of Pages: 82
Genre: Drama, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Social Classes, American, Men's Studies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: David Mamet
Language: English
Street Date: December 8, 2015
TCIN: 23987618
UPC: 9781559365024
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-5361
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