From celebrated Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Thornton Wilder, three of the greatest plays in American literature together in one volume, now reissued with a beautiful new cover.
This omnibus edition brings together Wilder's three best-known plays: Our Town, The Skin of Our Teeth, and The Matchmaker. In includes a preface by the author, as well as a foreword by playwright John Guare.
Our Town, Wilder's timeless Pulitzer Prize-winning look at love, death, and destiny, opened on Broadway in 1938 and continues to be celebrated and performed around the world.
The Skin of our Teeth, Wilder's 1942 romp about human follies and human endurance starring the Antrobus family of Excelsior, New Jersey, earned Wilder his third Pulitzer Prize.
The Matchmaker, Wilder's brilliant 1954 farce about money and love starring that irrepressible busybody Dolly Gallagher Levi. This play inspired the Broadway musical Hello, Dolly!
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|Last Indexed||2019-06-19 04:41:21AM|
|author||Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975.|
|available_at_aacpl||Deale Library, Severna Park Library|
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|owning_library_aacpl||Anne Arundel County Public Library|
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|record_details||ils:a888373|Book|Books||English|Harper Perennial Modern Classics,|c2006.|xxxii, 463 p. ; 21 cm., ils:a99626|Book|Books|1st Perennial Library ed.|English|Perennial Library,|1985, c1957.|xiv, 401 p. ; 21 cm.|
|subject_facet||Historical drama, American|
|title_full||Three plays / [Thornton Wilder ; with a new foreword by John Guare], Three plays / by Thornton Wilder|
|topic_facet||Historical drama, American|