A newly revised edition of an American classic, Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize—winning Buried Child is as fierce and unforgettable as it was when it was first produced more than twenty-five years ago.
scene of madness greets Vince and his girlfriend as they arrive at the
squalid farmhouse of Vince’s hard-drinking grandparents, who seem to
have no idea who he is. Nor does his father, Tilden, a hulking former
All-American footballer, or his uncle, who has lost one of his legs to a
chain saw. Only the memory of an unwanted child, buried in an
undisclosed location, can hope to deliver this family. From Goodreads.
This is one weird and absurd play. I am not sure how much I liked it but I kept wanting to know what was going to happen next and that is what got it 3 Polar Bears instead of just 2. This play has not made me want to read more by Sam Shepard.
This book qualifies for:
Goodreads 2013 Reading Challenge
Serious Readers 2013
2013 Ebook Challenge
2013 Christmas Spirit Read-a-Thon
2013 Literary Exploration Reading Challenge
A Book A Day Keeps the Boredom at Bay Reading Challenge
Setting Alphabet Reading Challenge