The Book of Grace
Paperback, 120 pages ISBN: 9781559364058Publication Date:
16 Jun 2016
Size: 215mm x 135mm£14.99
First Staged:
Public Theater, New York, 2010

The Book of Grace

By Suzan-Lori Parks

Paperback £14.99

Suzan-Lori Parks' fierce and intimate three-person drama, a companion piece to her Pulitzer Prize-winning play Topdog/Underdog.

Encouraged by his stepmother to return home to South Texas, a young man reunites with his abusive father, unearthing an explosive combination of deep-seated passion and ambition.

The Book of Grace premiered in 2010 at New York's Public Theater, and is published here with the playwright's final, revised text.

Press Quotes

'The Book of Grace offers further evidence that Suzan-Lori Parks thinks big even when she thinks small… The family portrait she paints here is nothing less than a map of a nation that is divided within itself and poised to fall… This play is infused with an exciting emotional ambiguity that transforms its characters into people of splendidly confused humanity.'

Ben Brantley - New York Times

'Suzan-Lori Parks has laid out the conflicts among these characters with such economy and clarity that they run like a taut steel cord throughout the play; it’s as lean and direct a drama as she’s written.'

Austin Chronicle
Paperback, 120 pages ISBN: 9781559364058Publication Date:
16 Jun 2016
Size: 215mm x 135mm£14.99

Also by Suzan-Lori Parks:

Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)
365 Days/365 Plays
The America Play and other works
100 Plays for the First Hundred Days
Topdog/Underdog
Red Letter Plays
Venus

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