Approaching Zanzibar (Bin End Stock)
Paperback, 107 pages ISBN: NHB1559360081Publication Date:
1 Sep 1990
£7.99 £4.00You save £3.99 (50%)

Approaching Zanzibar (Bin End Stock)

By Tina Howe

Paperback £7.99£4.00


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A mystic comedy that celebrates family bonds in the face of dissolution, new life in the face of death, and art as a response to mortality.

Wallace Blossom, a middle-aged composer who teaches at Juilliard, hasn't written a note in years. Charlotte, his wife, suffers from hot flashes and dreams of crying babies. Together with their colourful children, twelve-year-old Turner and nine-year-old Pony, they set out to drive across country to visit Charlotte's dying aunt, a renowned artist. Approaching Zanzibar shows us the journey that both reveals and renews their lives.

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‘one of the smartest playwrights we have’

New York Times

'celebrates the bounteousness of family devotion and shows that the greatest fear of all is a necessary, even exhilarating, part of living'

Wall Street Journal
Paperback, 107 pages ISBN: NHB1559360081Publication Date:
1 Sep 1990
£7.99 £4.00You save £3.99 (50%)

Also by Tina Howe:

Birth and After Birth and Other Plays
Coastal Disturbances: four plays
Pride's Crossing

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