This collection features three modern classics of drama: "Six Degrees of Separation", "Agnes of God", and "True West".
In a wise, warmhearted memoir that celebrates her extraordinary life and stellar career, Swoosie Kurtz shares just the right combination of personal misadventure and showbiz lore, candidly reflecting on the right choices that empowered her, the wrong choices that enlightened her, and the intimate journey of caring for an aging parent.
"A good memoir"
This unabridged recording contains all the original Raggedy Andy stories as Andy is reunited with his sister, Raggedy Ann, and brings a dance, a pillow fight, and a taffy pull into the lives of the other dolls. Andy bravely ventures into the gutter to find the penny dolls, "cures" the French doll, and encounters the Easter Bunny, Santa Claus, and a beautiful seashell.
Paralyzed by grief and unable to put his thoughts into words, Nick, a fire captain, seeks the help of a writer to compose eulogies for the colleagues and friends he lost in the catastrophic events of September 11, 2001. As Joan, an editor, draws Nick out about "the guys," the substance and meaning that lie beneath the surface of seemingly unremarkable people is revealed. And Nick and Joan learn about themselves, about life, and about the healing power of human connection through talking about the guys.
How do dogs think? Do they fantasize? Do they dream? What do their barks, whines, and growls tell other dogs? How do they communicate in groups, and why do they form hierarchies? What do dogs want? Anthropologist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas attempts to answer these and other questions about a species that has been with mankind for over 20,000 years and still remains a mystery. Based on 30 years and hundreds of thousands of hours of research, this volume describes behavior every dog owner has seen thousands of times but will now understand for only the first time.
"Disappointing and dangerously incorrect"