Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Native Speech” as Want to Read:
Native Speech
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Native Speech

3.86  ·  Rating details ·  7 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback
Published July 1st 1984 by Broadway Play Publishing Inc
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Native Speech, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Native Speech

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-14)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Stuart
Aug 17, 2016 rated it liked it
I like Eric Overmyer's play more in theory than I do in reality, and while I applaud the ambition and the extended exercise in vernacular, the insubstantial story and largely insubstantial characters (principal male lead aside) make the running time feel like overkill, especially as things don't get truly interesting until the final third or so of the text. A rather conventional street melodrama, Overmyer attempts to elevate his tawdry tale with social commentary that was probably relevant in th ...more
Billy
Sep 07, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Billy by: Noreen Barnes
This is Hungry Mother.

Okay.

Anyway, this play out Sheppard's Sam Sheppard in the LES.
Chas
rated it really liked it
Jun 25, 2015
Craig Werner
rated it really liked it
Jun 13, 2011
Samantha Cooper
rated it really liked it
Aug 11, 2016
Dan Eggleston
rated it really liked it
Mar 30, 2013
Janelle
Sep 21, 2007 rated it liked it
I need to read this again. I think it will make more sense on stage than on the page.
Liz Swan
marked it as to-read
Jul 28, 2015
Tyler
marked it as to-read
Nov 03, 2015
Catia
marked it as to-read
Mar 31, 2016
Nathan Inzerillo
marked it as to-read
Jul 02, 2018
Landen
marked it as to-read
Jul 26, 2018
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »