Sons of the Prophet

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ISBN 13
9780810128774 
Category
Pulitzer Prize  [ Browse Items ]
Publication Year
2012 
Pages
112 
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Winner of the 2012 Drama Critics' Circle, Outer Critics Circle, Lucille Lortel Award for Best Play, and a 2012 Pulitzer Prize FinalistA deeply humorous, unflinching portrait of grief and loss, Sons of the Prophet depicts a Lebanese-American family in rural Pennsylvania beset by an absurd string of tragedies. At the play's center is Joseph Douaihy, a once-promising world-class runner now sidelined by injury.  As Joseph confronts his deteriorating health, he is also forced to face the death of his father, an ailing Uncle, and a desperate boss beset by her own tragedies.  Deftly keeping its various storylines in careful balance, Karam's play confronts, with abundant intelligence and great sympathy for human frailty, the inevitability of loss and the equally inevitable comedy resulting from our attempts to cope with is consequences. - from Amzon 
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