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Playwrights Canada Press Backlist 2012 E-books

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    2 Pianos 4 Hands EPUB Electronic book text, EPUB Ted Dykstra 9781770910959 $12.99 DRAMA Dec 15, 2012
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    paper SERIES EPUB edition Electronic book text, EPUB David Yee 9781770911062 $12.99 DRAMA Nov 01, 2012
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    A Brimful of Asha EPUB edition Electronic book text, EPUB Asha Jain 9781770911093 $12.99 DRAMA Nov 15, 2012
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    Kilt Pins EPUB edition Electronic book text, EPUB Catherine Hernandez 9781770910980 $12.99 DRAMA Nov 15, 2012
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    Five @ Fifty EPUB Electronic book text, EPUB Brad Fraser 9781770910898 $12.99 DRAMA Sep 15, 2012
    When Olivia loses control at her fiftieth birthday party, her four best friends decide to intervene once and for all, much to the irritation of Olivia and her lover, Norma. But is she the only one battling a demon? Or do each of these women face an addiction of one kind or another? Five @ Fifty is a raw and darkly comedic portrayal of turning fifty in contemporary society, and of the friendships we can’t live without.
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    Almighty Voice and His Wife EPUB Electronic book text, EPUB Daniel David Moses 9781770911178 $12.99 DRAMA Aug 01, 2009
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    The Clockmaker EPUB Edition Electronic book text, EPUB Stephen Massicotte 9780887549908 $12.99 DRAMA Jul 15, 2011
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    Courageous epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Michael Healey 9780887549557 $12.99 DRAMA May 01, 2011
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    The Crackwalker epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Judith Thompson 9780887549373 $12.99 DRAMA May 01, 2011
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    The Crossing Guard & In Full Light EPUB Electronic book text, EPUB Daniel Sarah Karasik 9781770910058 $12.99 DRAMA Sep 15, 2011
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    The Cure for Everything epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Maja Ardal 9781770910522 $12.99 DRAMA Apr 30, 2012
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    down from heaven EPUB Electronic book text, EPUB Colleen Wagner 9781770910089 $12.99 DRAMA Sep 15, 2011
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    The Forbidden Phoenix EPUB edition Electronic book text, EPUB Marty Chan 9780887549595 $12.99 DRAMA Age (years) from 8 - 14 Feb 15, 2011
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    Gas Girls epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Donna-Michelle St. Bernard 9780887549687 $12.99 DRAMA Sep 30, 2011
    Gigi and Lola live by one motto: love for gas, gas for cash, cash for living, living for love. Living in Zimbabwe's depressed economy, both women live day-by-day, plying their trade with the truck drivers that stop at the border. Gigi knows the limitations of her trade, while her young protege, Lola, looks for love in every man that comes her way. Lola's brother, Chickn, ekes out his own living while keeping an ever-watchful eye for Gigi's affections and Lola's safety. But love is not a luxury these girls can afford. Through story, song, and pl... + Read More
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    House of Many Tongues epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Jonathan Garfinkel 9780887549625 $12.99 DRAMA May 01, 2011
    During the Six Day War, an Israeli general found an abandoned house and made it his home. Forty years later, the general, along with his imaginative and distant son Alex, live in peaceful solitude. When a Palestinian writer shows up with is daughter and lays claim to the house he left decades ago, an internal house war ensues. The bathroom is seized, a fig tree is destroyed, and the basement becomes a shrine in the resulting chaos. Relenting, both men strike a deal to share the house. Somehow these two families are going to have to live togethe... + Read More
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    If We Were Birds EPUB edition Electronic book text, EPUB Erin Shields 9781770910140 $12.99 DRAMA Sep 15, 2011
    If We Were Birds is a shocking, uncompromising examination of the horrors of war, giving voice to a woman long ago forced into silence, and placing a spotlight on millions of female victims who have been silenced through violence. A deeply affecting and thought-provoking re-imagining of Ovid's masterpiece "Tereus, Procne, and Philomela," Erin Shields's award-winning play is an unflinching commentary on contemporary war and its aftermath delivered through the lens of Greek tragedy.
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    Inspiration Point epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB John Garfield Barlow 9780887549823 $12.99 DRAMA May 01, 2011
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    It Is Solved By Walking epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Catherine Banks 9781770910461 $12.99 DRAMA Apr 15, 2012
    When Margaret learns of the death of her former husband, she recalls their earliest days together as Ph.D. candidates, beginning a journey through her past. Told through the sensations of Wallace Stevens's poem "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird," the subject of her uncompleted thesis, Margaret evokes beautiful, ordinary and painful sexual memories from before, after and during their marriage. Stevens, a guiding voice in her head for twenty-five years, cajoles Margaret into unearthing the reasons she never became the poet, scholar, wife o... + Read More
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    Lenin's Embalmers EPUB edition Electronic book text, EPUB Vern Thiessen 9780887549724 $12.99 DRAMA Apr 15, 2011
    When Boris Zbarsky and Vladimir Vorobiev, two Jewish biochemists, are recruited by Josef Stalin to embalm Lenin after his death, both men are pushed to their limits in preserving the former Soviet leader so that he may physically live forever. Driven by fear and fame, both men attempt to achieve the impossible, but discover a dark secret. If they should succeed the rewards will be boundless, but failure can bring only one outcome. Based on a true story, Governor General's Literary Award winning playwright Vern Thiessen brings us a dark comedy t... + Read More
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    The List epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Jennifer Tremblay 9781770910829 $12.99 DRAMA Apr 30, 2012
    She keeps a tight list and doesn't let anything go unchecked, except for one important misplaced item: a favour to her neighbour. With this broken promise, a series of events unfolds that lead to her friend's death. Was the death preventable had the task been completed? A Governor General's Literary Award–winning play, The List is the riveting story of a woman haunted by internal regret when she fails to critically prioritize her world.
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    Lutz epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Ryan Griffith 9780887549786 $12.99 DRAMA May 01, 2011
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    The Melville Boys EPUB Electronic book text, EPUB Norm Foster 9781770911154 $12.99 DRAMA Sep 01, 2012
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    The Mill EPUB edition Electronic book text, EPUB Daryl Cloran 9781770910119 $16.99 DRAMA Nov 15, 2011
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    Missing epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Florence Gibson MacDonald 9780887549410 $12.99 DRAMA Oct 15, 2010
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    The Mommiad epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Sky Gilbert 9781770910652 $12.99 DRAMA May 01, 2012
    Poetic and heartfelt, The Mommiad chronicles the relationship between a mother and her son, the ups and downs they shared, and the toll that alcohol and dementia would eventually take on Patricia Tucker Gilbert's life. Intimate and affirming, Sky Gilbert confirms the bond he shared with his mother, both in his own voice and through the voice of his alter ego, Jane. The Mommiad is lyrical and tragic and true, an artist's self-reflection and an endeavour to turn one woman's life into an artistic experience.
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    Mrs. Dexter and Her Daily epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Joanna McClelland Glass 9781770910591 $9.99 DRAMA Apr 30, 2012
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    My Chernobyl EPUB edition Electronic book text, EPUB Aaron Bushkowsky 9780887549922 $12.99 DRAMA Jul 15, 2011
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    Ned Durango EPUB edition Electronic book text, EPUB Norm Foster 9781770910911 $12.99 DRAMA Sep 15, 2012
    In the town of Big Oak lies the Crossroads Cafe, where five locals come together to plan the annual Tomato Parade. With everything in place, the town hopes the parade can sweeten the hearts of potential investors who are considering Big Oak for a new amusement park, which could bring tourists and an end to the town's financial distress. So who else should ride in the show but Ned Durango, beloved idol and star cowboy. Well, to some at least. Norm Foster and Leslie Arden deliver a comedic yet touching musical of big dreams and new beginnings.
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    The Nuttalls epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Michael Healey 9780887549854 $12.99 DRAMA May 01, 2011
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    Oil and Water epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Robert Chafe 9781770910683 $9.99 DRAMA Jun 01, 2012
    In 1942 the USS Truxton, a ship carrying over a hundred soldiers, ran aground off the Burin Peninsula, killing most of its men. Oil and Water is the incredible true story of the sole African-American sailor of the wreck, Lanier Phillips, the first black man to be seen by the residents of St. Lawrence, Newfoundland. There, Lanier is rescued and cared for by the locals, where he is treated as a human being, and not judged by the colour of his skin. A tale of two cultures, Oil and Water is hopeful and haunting, an honest legend that still resonate... + Read More
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    Penny Plain epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Ronnie Burkett 9781770910492 $12.99 DRAMA Feb 15, 2012
    Humanity is facing extinction, and Penny Plain, elderly and blind, can only sit and wait for the end. After a heartbreaking farewell from her dog, Geoffrey, who leaves to live as a man, Penny faces the inevitable by herself. But she isn't alone for long as a cast of characters, including a serial killer, a cross-dressing banker, and talking dogs barge into her boarding house in pursuit of last chances and an escape from the hostile world outside. With this steady invasion, Penny bears witness to the funny and chilling consequences as mother ear... + Read More
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    Rick The Rick Hansen Story epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Dennis Foon 9781770910393 $12.99 DRAMA Nov 15, 2011
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    The Romeo Initiative epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Trina Davies 9781770910553 $12.99 DRAMA May 15, 2012
    Single men are hard to come by in 1970s West Germany. So when Karin Maynard, a government secretary, meets the handsome Markus Richter, a single man who pursues her, she can hardly believe her luck. But with Markus continually away on business, thoughts of infidelity begin to consume Karin. Is her insecurity unwarranted, or is she onto something? Based on a real program in East Germany in which men were trained and sent to develop long-term relationships with West German secretaries to determine their "perfect man," The Romeo Initiative is half... + Read More
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    Skin Flick EPUB edition Electronic book text, EPUB Norm Foster 9780887549960 $9.99 DRAMA Jul 15, 2011
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    who knew grannie a dub aria Electronic book text, EPUB ahdri zhina mandiela 9781770910713 $12.99 DRAMA Aug 01, 2012
    Four cousins return to Jamaica in remembrance of the woman who raised them all. A lyrically powerful new play in dub by ahdri zhina mandiela. In this lyrical masterpiece, four cousins reunite in Jamaica to mourn the passing of their grandmother and to celebrate the times they shared together. There's vilma, an up-and-coming politician; kris, a celebrity chef; tyetye, who's incarcerated; and likklebit, who's immigrated to Canada. As the cousins reminisce about the woman who had such a strong role in rearing them, they uncover their troubles and ... + Read More
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    YICHUD (Seclusion) epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Julie Tepperman 9780887549755 $12.99 DRAMA May 01, 2011
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    Afterimage EPUB edition Electronic book text, EPUB Robert Chafe 9780887549489 $12.99 DRAMA Apr 27, 2010
    Seeing beyond Winston’s disfiguring scars and foreseeing a future with him, Lise falls in love and the couple soon marry. Years later, having inherited Lise’s gift, two of their children, Theresa and Jerome, must struggle to find their place within the community. But for Leo, their middle child, that is just the start of his worries. As he grows older and the chasm between himself and his family grows, Leo realizes that he doesn’t belong to his family. While familial tensions mount and secrets are revealed, the Evans family come to see the monu... + Read More
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    Bingo! EPUB Electronic book text, EPUB Daniel MacIvor 9781770910027 $12.99 DRAMA Nov 15, 2011
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    Brothel #9 epub edition Electronic book text, EPUB Anusree Roy 9781770910430 $12.99 DRAMA May 01, 2012
    A deal has been struck between two men in India—twenty-one hundred rupees in exchange for a young village woman named Rekha. Sent to Calcutta without knowing why, Rekha finds herself in the confines of a brothel with Jamuna, a prostitute and madam, who is resigned to her trade. In these conditions, Rekha must shape her destiny and find inner liberty.

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