The Driving Force

Author(s): Michel Tremblay
Original Publish Date: Apr 25, 2013
Product Number: EB00642430
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780889228207
Publisher: Talonbooks
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In Act 1, Claude, 55, visits his father Alex, 77, in an Alzheimer's ward, intimately tending to his silent, vacant father's bodily needs while hopelessly trying to reach him with monologues and settle misunderstandings. In Act 2, in an eerie reversal of roles, Alex visits Claude in the same ward, similarly finding disconsolate irony where he had looked for forgiveness.

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