Purple Heart
Paperback, 114 pages ISBN: 9781848423084Publication Date:
28 Feb 2013
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 114 pages ISBN: 9781780013299Publication Date:
18 May 2015
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago 2002

Purple Heart

By Bruce Norris

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A deeply moving meditation on love, loss and grief, from the author of Clybourne Park.

October 1972. In a city somewhere in the American Midwest, Carla is trying to rebuild her life. Her husband is gone - killed in Vietnam. Now, under the watchful eye of her mother-in-law, she must raise her young son whilst struggling to avoid the sympathy of her local community. But everything changes with the unexpected arrival of a soldier on her doorstep.

Press Quotes

'[A] searing acid burn of a play... laughs gulped down with horror'

Exeunt Magazine

'Unpicks the rawest of human emotions... [Norris] artfully slices his way through the dialogue with humour and wit'

Whatsonstage.com

'It bubbles with anger... excruciatingly funny dialogue'

Financial Times

'An abiding mixture of laughter and deep sadness'

British Theatre Guide

'A cracking play... with a tangible, angry compassion for ordinary Americans touched by foreign wars they barely comprehend'

Time Out
Paperback, 114 pages ISBN: 9781848423084Publication Date:
28 Feb 2013
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 114 pages ISBN: 9781780013299Publication Date:
18 May 2015
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Bruce Norris:

The Pain and the Itch
Clybourne Park
The Low Road

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