A Piece of My Heart: A Play in Two Acts

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Samuel French, Inc., 1992 - Drama - 135 pages
8 Reviews

Full Length, Drama

Characters: 1 male, 6 female

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This is a powerful, true drama of six women who went to Viet Nam five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops. The play portrays each young woman before, during, and after her tour in the war torn jungle and ends as each leaves a personal token at The Wall in Washington.A Piece of My Heart premiered in New York at Manhattan Theatre Club, and now has enjoyed over 1000 productions here and abroad. It has recently been named "The most enduring play on Vietnam in the nation," by The Vietnam Vets Association.

"There have been a number of plays dealing with Viet Nam, but none with the direct, emotional impact of Ms. Lauro's work."-N.Y. Times

"Brought [the audience] to tears... and a standing ovation."-Variety

"A riveting, rending dramatic experience."-Louisville Courier Journal

  

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Review: A Piece of My Heart

User Review  - Debbie Raulerson - Goodreads

This was a wonderful read and would be a wonderful cross-curricular class assignment. It would need a lot of shared prior knowledge as our students, I feel would not connect with some of the terms and ... Read full review

Review: A Piece of My Heart

User Review  - Goodreads

This was a wonderful read and would be a wonderful cross-curricular class assignment. It would need a lot of shared prior knowledge as our students, I feel would not connect with some of the terms and ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
4
Section 2
5
Section 3
7
Section 4
8
Section 5
9
Section 6
10
Section 7
12
Section 8
13
Section 9
85
Section 10
133
Section 11
137
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