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The cabin: reminiscence and diversions

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Turtle Bay Books,
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1st ed.
In these mordant, elegant, and often disquieting essays, the internationally acclaimed dramatist creates a sort of autobiography by strobe light, one that is both mysterious and starkly revealing.@@The pieces in The Cabin are about places and things: the suburbs of Chicago, where as a boy David Mamet helplessly watched his stepfather terrorize his sister; New York City, where as a young man he had to eat his way through a mountain of fried matzoh to earn a night of sexual bliss. They are about guns, campaign buttons, and a cabin in the Vermont woods that stinks of wood smoke and kerosene -- and about their associations of pleasure, menace, and regret.@@The resulting volume may be compared to the plays that have made Mamet famous: it is finely crafted and deftly timed, and its precise language carries an enormous weight of feeling.
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subject_facet Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Biography, Mamet, David -- Biography
title_display The cabin : reminiscence and diversions
title_full The cabin : reminiscence and diversions / David Mamet
title_short The cabin :
title_sub reminiscence and diversions
topic_facet Dramatists, American, Mamet, David