Sons of the Prophet: A Play

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    Finalist, 2012 Pulitzer Prize for DramaWinner, 2012 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best PlayWinner, 2012 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play A deeply humorous, unflinching portrait of grief and loss, Sons of the Prophet depicts a Lebanese-American family in rural Pennsylvania beset by an absurd string of tragedies. At the play s center is Joseph Douaihy, a once-promising world-class runner now sidelined by injury. As Joseph confronts his deteriorating health, he is also forced to face the death of his father, an ailing Uncle, and a desperate boss beset by her own tragedies. Deftly keeping its various storylines in careful balance, Karam s play confronts, with abundant intelligence and great sympathy for human frailty, the inevitability of loss and the equally inevitable comedy resulting from our attempts to cope with is consequences."

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    Number of Pages: 110
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780810128774
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    Listed in: Plays & playscripts
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press

    Books by Stephen Karam

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