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Make-Believe Town: Essays and Remembrances


Make-Believe Town brings together David Mamet's acute insights into everyday life, the arts, and politics. These pieces evidence Mamet's love of language, particularly the introductory essay, "Eight Kings," which celebrates the private languages of carpenters, carnival workers, and all crafts and trades, and "The Northern Novel," which propounds Mamet's affection for the line of American fiction exemplified by Willa Cather and Theodore Dreiser. Some of the essays are prose portraits from Mamet's life: "Deer Hunting" and ...

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Make-Believe Town: Essays and Remembrances
1997, Back Bay Books, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780316550352

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Make-Believe Town: Essays and Remembrances
1996, Little Brown and Company, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780316543408


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