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Terre Haute / Edmund White

By: White, Edmund, 1940-.
Contributor(s): Nabokov (Theater company).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Methuen drama (Series): Publisher: London : Methuen Drama, 2007Description: 44 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780713687941(pbk); 0713687940(pbk).Other title: Nabokov presents Terre Haute [Added title page title].Subject(s): McVeigh, Timothy -- Drama | Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012 -- Drama | Terrorists -- United States -- Drama | Authors, American -- 20th century -- DramaGenre/Form: Drama.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.

Playscript.

Terre Haute was first performed by Nabokov 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.

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