Sam Shepard
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Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard was born in 1943 in Fort Sheridan, Illinois. He moved to New York from California just as the off-Broadway theatre scene was emerging. He has written more than forty plays, of which elev en have won 'Obie' awards, besides collections of stories, prose writing and screenplays. His plays include Buried Child, The Late Henry Moss, Simpatico, Curse of the Starving Class, True West, Fool for Love, A Lie of the Mind, and States of Shock. His screenplay for Paris, Texas won the Golden Pa lm Award at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival and he directed his own screenplay, Far North, in 1988. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Shepard received the Gold Medal for Drama from the Academy in 1992, and in 1994 he was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame.

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    • True West

    • By: Sam Shepard
    • Narrated by: Kit Harington, Johnny Flynn
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The live theatre production of True West was performed at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, United Kingdom, in 2019. It was produced by Joseph Smith and John Brant for Smith & Brant Theatricals and James Bierman for Empire Street Productions....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Screenwriters, golf and brother's hate

    • By Kingsley on 04-05-19

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    • True West

    • By: Sam Shepard
    • Narrated by: Dean Cameron, Francis Guinan, full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
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    Pulitzer Prize-winner Sam Shepard's classic comedy is a story of estranged brothers Austin and Lee....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fast play

    • By EAlex on 03-07-17

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    • Spy of the First Person

    • By: Sam Shepard
    • Narrated by: Michael Shannon
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The final work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, actor, and musician, drawn from his transformative last days....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Insight

    • By Natalie J. Belle MD on 12-28-17

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    • The One Inside

    • By: Sam Shepard, Patti Smith - foreword
    • Narrated by: Bill Pullman, Patti Smith - foreword
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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    The first work of long fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright - a tour de force of memory, mystery, death, and life....

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    • A Brilliant Woven Tapestry

    • By Gramercy1234 on 09-13-17

    Regular price: $21.00

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