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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Buried Child- an extraordinary modern-day interpretation of Oedipus Rex.

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Sam Shepard is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of more than forty-five plays. As an actor, he has appeared in more than thirty films, and received an Oscar nomination in 1984 for The Right Stuff. He was a finalist for the W. H. Smith Literary Award for his story collection Great Dream of Heaven. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, received the Gold Medal for Drama from the Academy, and has been inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame.

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"Compelling. . . . Filter[s] the Greek myth through the unsettling, maverick mind of Shepard's open-road Southwest." -Newsday

"Pure Shepard. . . . A noir thriller with touches of Grand Guignol gore and a sprinkling of surreal humor." -The New York Post

"Steeped in blood and horror and passion. . . . There are poetic passages that can chill and excite." -The Huffington Post

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