Terre Haute / Edmund White

by White, Edmund, 1940-Looking glass; Nabokov (Theater company)Looking glass.

Series: Methuen drama (Series): ; Methuen drama: Publisher: London : Methuen Drama, 2007.Description: 44 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0713687940; 9780713687941.Other title: Nabokov presents Terre Haute.Subject(s): McVeigh, Timothy -- Drama | Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012 -- Drama | Authors, American -- 20th century -- Drama | Terrorists -- United States -- DramaNote: A play.;
Terre Haute was first performed at the Assemblly Rooms, Edinburgh, on 5 August 2006.
Summary: Imagines the relationship between Gore Vidal, the author, and Timothy McVeigh, the Oklahoma City bomber, while McVeigh sits on death row.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

'Thou shalt not kill 168 and live.'

A famous author comes face-to-face with America's most notorious terrorist. One has a story to write, the other has a story to tell. As the clock ticks on Death Row, the bond between the two men grows.

Terre Haute is a haunting dramatisation based on the relationship between Gore Vidal and Oklahoma bomber Timothy McVeigh, whom he visited while on Death Row.

A play.

Terre Haute was first performed at the Assemblly Rooms, Edinburgh, on 5 August 2006.

Imagines the relationship between Gore Vidal, the author, and Timothy McVeigh, the Oklahoma City bomber, while McVeigh sits on death row.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Author Edmund White was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 13, 1940. He majored in Chinese at the University of Michigan. Before spending a year in Rome, he worked for Time-Life Books from 1962 until 1970. Upon his return, he became an editor for The Saturday Review and Horizon. He lived in France from 1983 until 1990. His works have chronicled gay life with such books as A Boy's Own Story, The Beautiful Room Is Empty, and The Farewell Symphony.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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