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Farrar, Straus & Giroux Complete Catalogue Oct 2016

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Some Girl(s)
A Play
First Edition
By (author): Neil LaBute
9780571229826 Paperback, Trade English General Trade DRAMA / American / General Jun 27, 2006
$16.00 CAD
Active 5.51 x 8.22 x 0.32 in 112 pages Farrar Straus & Giroux Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Your career as a writer is blossoming, your beautiful, young fiancee is waiting to get married and rush off to Cancun by your side—so what is your natural reaction? Well, if you're a man, it's probably to get nervous and start calling up old girlfriends. And so begins a single man's odyssey through four hotel rooms as he flies across the country in search of the perfect woman (that he's already broken up with).Some Girl(s) is the latest work from Neil Labute, American theater's great agent provocateur. In grand LaBute fashion, this by turns outrageously funny and deadly serious portrait of the artist as a young seducer casts a truthful, hilarious light on a typical young American male as he wanders through the heart of darkness that is himself. This edition includes a deleted scene.

Neil LaBute is a critically acclaimed playwright, filmmaker, and fiction writer. His most recent works for the stage includeThis is How it Goes,Fat Pig (winner the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off Broadway Play),Mercy Seat,Autobahn, andThe Shape of Things—all available from Faber and Faber.

“The most legitimately provocative and polarizing playwright at work today.” —David Amsden, New York magazine

“[LaBute's] view of modern men and women is unsparing . . . [He] is holding up a pitiless mirror to ourselves. We may not like what we see, but we can't deny that--if only in some dark corner of our souls--it is there.” —Jacques le Sourd, The Journal News (White Plains, NY)

“LaBute . . . continues to probe the fascinating dark side of individualism . . . [His] great gift is to live in and to chronicle that murky area of not-knowing, which mankind spends much of its waking life denying.” —John Lahr, The New Yorker

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