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A first-time professor, Rachel struggles to deal with her students while hurrying to finish her novel before the deadline passes. In addition, her brother has come to stay because he has just been fired from his job. But Rachel has a secret: She has an angel that talks to her. Spending her life withdrawn from the people around her, she shares all her love, fears and hopes

Hardcover, 51 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Dramatists Play Service
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I saw the play earlier this week as part of the Hill Town Plays series and loved it. Reading it I was actually a little disappointed; it didn't feel as powerful as the live version and the themes actually seemed somewhat different. Quite a few plot points had been rearranged in the current production of the play, which I preferred over how Thurber originally had it. I'd still like to see some of the other plays in the series.
Finally used an ancient Drama Book Store gift that Shannon gave me.

I liked this so much. I read it immediately after the later play Scarcity (which is a story that chronologically comes earlier). Doing this was interesting, because I think there are some deliberate links in what is said in each of them.

I liked this play more, because I think there's more thinking in it, more trying for something. The pieces are sort of jaggedy, but. Julia is so weird, but weird that works. (Are you annoyed by he
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