Recital of the Dog

Product Number: EB00641256
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780802196927
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Description

In classic works such as Hurlyburly and Streamers, David Rabe's depictions of violence and the dark side of the human psyche have won him widespread acclaim. In Recital of the Dog, a painter who has left urban chaos for the country soon finds his hopes of tranquillity shattered by a marauding intruder-a dog that torments his small herd of cows. Desperate to restore order to his world, the man shoots the dog, unwittingly unleashing a nightmare on himself. This is a tale of creation and destruction, crime and punishment, rife with insight and black comedy.

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Author(s): David Rabe
Original Publish Date: Dec 01, 2007

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