How I Learned to Drive

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Dramatists Play Service, 1998 - Drama - 60 pages
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The 1950s pop music accompanying Li'l Bit's excursion down memory lane cannot drown out the ghosts of her past. Sweet recollections of driving with her beloved uncle intermingle with lessons about the darker sides of life. Balmy evenings are fraught with danger; seductions happen anywhere. Li'l Bit navigates a narrow path between the demands of family and her own sense of right and wrong.

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User Review  - Eileen - Goodreads

This is not so much a review but just my personal experience with my read: Yesterday while at the library in the plays section, I decided to Google lists of top plays when I found the "200 Plays that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

This was a surprisingly good play. At first, its dynamics bothered me, but I think the odd structure worked out well for it in the end. I love how this play concentrated on the story rather than the ... Read full review

About the author (1998)

Paula Vogel is the author of How I Learned to Drive (Pulitzer Prize 1998), The Baltimore Waltz and The Mineola Twins, among other plays.

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