The American Clock

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Subtitled "a mural for the theatre," the play employs a series of vignettes and short scenes, with the actors portraying some fifty- EPUBtwo characters, to capture the sense and substance of America in the throes of the Great Depression. The American Clock EPUB EBook The central figures are the Baums, a wealthy family whose fortune has vanished in the stock market crash, but their story is amplified and illuminated by brief glimpses of other lives; download; a farmer who has lost all in the dust bowl; a prostitute who exchanges her favors for dental work; a white Southern sheriff in thrall to a black short-order cook; a young man who dreams of success on Tin Pan Alley, etc. Moving deftly from scene to scene, some funny, some movingly poignant, the play becomes a deeply affecting evocation both of a tortured time in American history and of the indomitable spirit of the people who survived and prevailed in the face of unaccustomed adversity. Like this book? Read online this: The Great Transition A Short History of Twentieth-Century America, Black Clock #1.

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