The kookiness and climax of Opening Nights is shocking and unforgettable, and readers will put the book down with a wry smile on their faces.
Opening Nights is a black comedy entwining the lives of people involved in theater. The kookiness and climax of Opening Nights is shocking and unforgettable, and readers will put the book down with a wry smile on their faces. Although the book was published in 1985, its material is not time-sensitive and definitely can be considered classic. Janet Burroway has great talent and after many years of taking a break, recently released post-9/11 novel entitled Bridge of Sand. Jan 08, 2010 Marianne rated it it was ok.
Janet Burroway is the author of seven novels including The Buzzards, Raw Silk (runner up for the national Book award), Opening Nights, and Cutting Stone; a volume of poetry, Material Goods; a collection of essays, Embalming Mom; and two children's books, The Truck on the Track and The Giant Jam Sandwich. Her most recent plays, Medea With Child, Sweepstakes, Division of Property, and Parts of Speech, have received readings and productions in New York, London, San Francisco, Hollywood, and various regional theatres.
Janet Burroway (born September 21, 1936) is an American author. Burroway's published oeuvre includes eight novels, memoirs, short stories, poems, translations, plays, two children's books, and two how-to books about the craft of writing. Her novel The Buzzards was nominated for the 1970 Pulitzer Prize.
JANET BURROWAY is the author of plays, poetry, essays, children’s books, and eight novels including The Buzzards, Raw Silk (runner up for the National Book Award), Opening Nights, Cutting Stone, and Bridge of Sand. Her other publications include a collection of personal essays, Embalming Mom, in addition to a volume of poetry, Material Goods, and three children’s books in verse, The Truck on the Track, The Giant Jam Sandwich, and The Perfect Pig.
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ISBN 10: 0553258923 ISBN 13: 9780553258929.
Burroway-a masterful shaper of stories-examines the loss of her son with an archeologist's precision and car. his book brings a piercing clarity to. . his book brings a piercing clarity to what it means to lose, to grieve, to give everything, and to love. -Marya Hornbacher, author of Madness, a Bipolar Life, and The Center of Winter. Janet Burroway's critically acclaimed novel, which The New Yorker hailed as "enormously enjoyable" and Newsweek as "a novel of rare and lustrous quality," is the story of a woman whose unraveling marriage sends her on a personal odyssey halfway around the world to Japan.
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