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Dramatists Play Service Inc, 2001 - Drama - 74 pages
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THE STORY: On the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday, Catherine, a troubled young woman, has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician. Now, following his death, she must deal with her own volatile emotions; the
 

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User Review  - ftownsend - LibraryThing

If I counted correctly "FUCK" is used 19 times, "God Damm" around 6, and "Jesus" used as a swear word a few times too. It's sad because the basic story is rather good. It suggests if love is based on ... Read full review

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User Review  - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing

A play dealing with mental illness and mathematics. The very idea sounds unworkable but it isn't. The mathematics are not explicated in great detail, and form sort of a silent extra character. The ... Read full review

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David Auburn, a playwright whose plays include "Proof", "Fifth Planet", & "Miss You", is the recipient of the Helen Merrill Playwriting Award & a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. He lives in New York City.

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