New York: Delacorte Press. Very Good in Very Good dj. (c.1972). First Edition. Hardcover. NOISBN . [moderately worn copy, bottom corners bumped, fading to cloth at top edges, internally clean, binding solid; jacket a bit edgeworn, minor wrinkling/soiling]. (B&W photographs) "The Strange History of Five Neglected Plays" -- specifically: "Look: We've Come Through" by Hugh Wheeler; "The Beauty Part" by S.J. Perelman; "The Last Analysis" by Saul Bellow; "Xmas in Las Vegas" by Jack Richardson; and "Johnny No-Trump" by Mary Mercier. The author presents an analysis, based on extensive research and interviews, of each of these doomed productions, "all possessed of distinct merit as theater art, yet all victims of the ruthless hit/flop syndrome of Broadway." The book also contains the complete text of all five plays. . (Inventory #: 13493)
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