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Quick Guide: Inherit the Wind
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 28 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 226. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play is set in a very small town of Hillsboro. Most of the people know each other there. They go to the same church and have same beliefs. When Bert Cates is jailed, they gather together to condemn him. They don’t like a person who gives a different opinion from their’s.
Is It Dead Yet? "Communism" In China
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Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
It is the near future. A meeting of the standing committee of the Chinese political bureau has been called to discuss the need for a transition. Which direction should they take - toward bourgeois political democracy, or given the evident weaknesses of world capitalism and the corruption and increasing class division at home, a new look at revolutionary organization.
Fahrenheit 1700
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Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
A bunch of high school students are sick of being trained to pass tests rather than receiving a real learning experience. So instead of a test taking rehearsal they decide instead to take over their classroom to play their unique version of volleyball. When the principal and security cop intervene they are taken hostage and administered a learning experience of their own.
Economy: The Final Solution
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
The economy has collapsed once again and the government has tried every remedy other than anything that would harm the continued profitability of big business. The general population has had enough of suffering for the greed and criminality of others and has expressed its anger in a not so peaceful national uprising. The only recourse? The final solution.
Treasure girl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
The clash of love and culture
She is for him
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Opportunity comes only but once
Love previals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
The triumph of love
A Wake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
A wake is being held at the home of the deceased. The younger people are playing a charade featuring a famous saying about death. The older folks take their behavior as a show of disrespect. But as furniture made by the now dead Gianni collapses beneath his mourners, and they gag on his homemade wine, the youth can't help but wonder at the legacy being left to them by their elders
Wittgenstein's Hitler
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Ludwig Wittgenstein is in Berlin to bribe the Nazis so that he may secure the safety of his two sisters living in Austria. Hitler learns that his old schoolmate is in city and asks to see him. Since Hitler personally decides on any change in Jewish status Wittgenstein can hardly refuse.
FreeDumb
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Sue is troubled. Henry and Elsie, an older couple, engage her in conversation out of fear that she may harm herself. Her concerns are tied to those of her soldier boyfriend Joe who has orders to return to combat. When a federal agent arrives at the diner where these events take place, they all must decide between the law and what is right.
Disturbing the Police
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Jerry is in court fighting a disturbing the peace charge issued during his one-man protest against increasing American authoritarianism. During his trial the courtroom is seized by a much more serious protestor and Jerry, his friend Richie, attorney Veronica, arresting officer Crowder, and Judge Durastein end up sitting on the floor while hostage-taker Forbin negotiates with the police chief. Even
Literature Help: Private Lives
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 217 · A Quick Guide, Book 51. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play revolves around a divorced couple. They happen to be on honeymoon with their new spouses. It happens to be coincident that they are staying in adjacent rooms at the same hotel, and they come to know about it.
Life Science
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
An impromptu party to celebrate a friend's first real job leads to an intoxicating discussion on the pathways to truthfulness until a high school student drops in for a painting lesson and instead provides a lesson for the others through his life experiences.
On Top of Mount Zion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
The time is the near future. Israel's bombing of Iran has turned into a catastrophe for the U.S. Since most Americans believe that our Mideast policy is controlled by American Jews in the interest of what is best for Israel, that produces a wave of antisemitism. A NY Jewish senator, his Israeli nephew and their friends discover a way to fight the bigots. Surprisingly, this is a comedy.
The Hearts of Blue Whales
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Price: Free! Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
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This two-act play set in Kansas City explores the tumultuous relationship of Ozark characters Chance and Jessie. Given her meth-dealing father and absent mother, can Jessie overcome her insecurities and find love with the always persistent Chance?
POCS - Party for the Overthrow of the Capitalist System
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Vera feels the world needs a revolution and is working on creating a group to accomplish the task. Justin, her liberal brother, thinks she is just trying to symbolically overthrow their capitalist father who is a devotee of mass marketing. When he meets with his daughter to dissuade her, he can't help but admire how she has absorbed much of his marketing skills, or refrain from joining her.
The War Against Us All
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Most Americans feel that our basic rights as expressed in the Constitution have been been circumvented by the combined actions of Congress, the President, and the court system. These three short plays are examples of why we all should be concerned.
Stuff My Stockin
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Price: $35.00 USD. Words: 119,880. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
The stories you are about to read are the product of a very special project sponsored by the Goodreads M/M Romance group—the online community for readers who love to read about men in love (Male/Male).
Digging for Leprechaun Gold
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
(For 2 adults to perform for children, with audience participation.) The lazy human, Fergal, doesn't want to work and she won't have to if she can catch a leprechaun and get his gold. Fergal has to use a lot of brain power to catch Ba, a tricky Leprechaun. Will Fergal get Ba? And if she does, will Ba escape? This interactive show is based on the Irish tale The Field of Boliauns. Aye, 'tis.
Moliere House of Monkeys
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,700. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Plays » European / French
A play in rhymed couplets. A magical, musical and playful romp through the life, love and work of MOLIERE.