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Paperback, 126 pages
Published March 1st 1992 by Grove/Atlantic
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Apr 29, 2013 Kris rated it it was ok
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While I've enjoyed movies I've seen based on Mamet plays and screenplays (Glengarry Glenn Ross, for example) his dialog style is extremely hard to read. His adaptation of Chekov's The Cherry Orchard left me completely confused. This screenplay is no exception. While the subject matter was interesting, I still feel like half the story was left untold.
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David Alan Mamet is an American author, essayist, playwright, screenwriter and film director. His works are known for their clever, terse, sometimes vulgar dialogue and arcane stylized phrasing, as well as for his exploration of masculinity.

As a playwright, he received Tony nominations for Glengarry Glen Ross (1984) and Speed-the-Plow (1988). As a screenwriter, he received Oscar nominations for Th
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