American Buffalo

American Buffalo

eBook - 2014
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Three crooks in a junk shop plot to steal a coin collection in this award-winning drama by an acclaimed new American playwright

Perseus Publishing
American Buffalo, which won both the Drama Critics Circle Award for the best American play and the Obie Award, is considered a classic of the American theater. Newsweek acclaimed Mamet as the ?hot young American playwright . . . someone to watch.” The New York Times exclaimed in admiration: ?The man can write!” Other critics called the play ?a sizzler,” ?super,” and ?dynamite.”

Now from Gregory Mosher, the producer of the original stage production, comes a stunning screen adaptation, directed by Michael Corrente and starring Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Franz, and Sean Nelson.

A classic tragedy, American Buffalo is the story of three men struggling in the pursuit of their distorted vision of the American Dream. By turns touching and cynical, poignant and violent, American Buffalo is a piercing story of how people can be corrupted into betraying their ideals and those they love.


Publisher: New York : Grove/Atlantic, Inc., 2014
ISBN: 9780802191809
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Hoffman, Dustin
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