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The Rose Tattoo and Other Plays: "Camino Real","Orpheus Descending" (Penguin Modern Classics)
In these three steamy, exotic dramas Tennessee Williams portrays loss, faded lives and passionate love affairs.
Paperback, 346 pages
Published 2001 by Penguin
(first published 1957)
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Thomas Lanier Williams III, better known by the nickname Tennessee Williams, was a major American playwright of the twentieth century who received many of the top theatrical awards for his work. He moved to New Orleans in 1939 and changed his name to "Tennessee," the state of his father's birth. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for A Streetcar Named Desire in 1948 and for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ...moreMore about Tennessee Williams...