Amigo's Blue Guitar

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Talon Books, Jan 1, 1997 - Drama - 80 pages
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A college studentís life is given meaning when he chooses to sponsor Elias, a Salvadoran refugee, as a class project. When Elias arrives, his hosts Sander and his family learn what it means and feels to be a refugee and how to relate to someone who has endured such intense personal grief. The warmth and humour of the characters invite us to embrace the situationóbe at once moved and threatened by itóand to consider how we ourselves would react.

Cast of 2 women and 3 men.

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1997)

Joan MacLeod
Multiple Betty Mitchell, Chalmerís, Dora and Governor Generalís Award-winning author Joan MacLeod grew up in North Vancouver.

Now an internationally celebrated star of the world of the theatre, MacLeod developed her finely honed playwriting skills during seven seasons as playwright-in-residence at the Tarragon Theatre in Toronto, and turned her hand to opera with her libretto forThe Secret Garden, which won a Dora Award.

In 1991, her playAmigoís Blue Guitarwon the Governor Generalís Drama Award.

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