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The Square Root of Wonderful

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Published December 1st 1997 by Cherokee Publishing Company (GA) (first published 1958)
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Mar 05, 2010 Adri added it
Strangely warped and beautiful. Like some sort of twisted tree.
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Feb 28, 2015 Oriana Havlicek rated it it was ok
Phillips character was interesting to read near the end, but I felt that the author kept on force feeding the audience the story instead of letting the characters become real people. The events that happen through out the play felt rushed. Lots of "it just happens" moments. Overall, the play to me seem quite obvious and predictable.
Aug 08, 2014 Fred rated it it was ok
Somber tale of spiritual isolation.
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May 13, 2012 Meg Wallace rated it it was amazing
Such a beautiful play! I am currently working on the show, so I'm probably a bit biased. But, as one of my favorite authors, Carson McCullers deals so beautifully with the complexities of love in this play. I feel it was way ahead of it's time in 1957 and that its poetic language, deeply interesting and complex characters and use of black humor makes it a classic.
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Carson McCullers was an American who wrote fiction, often described as Southern Gothic, that explores the spiritual isolation of misfits and outcasts of the South.

From 1935 to 1937 she divided her time, as her studies and health dictated, between Columbus and New York and in September 1937 she married an ex-soldier and aspiring writer, Reeves McCullers. They began their married life in Charlotte,
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