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Motel Chronicles reveals the fast-moving and sometimes surprising world of the man behind the plays that have made Sam Shepard a live legend in the theater. Shepard chronicles his own life birth in Illinois, childhood memories of Guam, Pasadena and rural Southern California, adventures as ranch hand, waiter, rock musician, dramatist, and film actor. Scenes from this book form the basis of his play Superstitions, and of the film (directed by Wim Wenders) Paris, Texas, winner of the Golden Palm Award at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival.

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"A scrapbook of short stories, autobiographical reveries, poetry and photographs, Motel Chronicles is full of verbal delights, as well as insights into it's author's entire canon." New York Times

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"If plays were put in time capsules, future generations would get a sharp-toothed profile of life in the U.S. in the past decade and half from the works of Sam Shepard." Time

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"Sam Shepard is a shaman — a New World shaman. Sam is as American as peyote, magic mushrooms, Rock and Roll, and medicine bundles." Jack Gelber

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ISBN:
9780872861435
Author:
Shepard, Sam
Publisher:
City Lights Books
Location:
San Francisco
Subject:
General
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Biography - General
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20010131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
110
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 x 0.4 in 6.5 oz

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Product details 110 pages City Lights Publishers - English 9780872861435 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A scrapbook of short stories, autobiographical reveries, poetry and photographs, Motel Chronicles is full of verbal delights, as well as insights into it's author's entire canon."
"Review" by , "If plays were put in time capsules, future generations would get a sharp-toothed profile of life in the U.S. in the past decade and half from the works of Sam Shepard."
"Review" by , "Sam Shepard is a shaman — a New World shaman. Sam is as American as peyote, magic mushrooms, Rock and Roll, and medicine bundles."
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