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William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." In it, Katherina vows before God — in the marriage ceremony — to love, honor, and obey her... More > husband, but very quickly she makes it apparent that she is not taking her vow seriously. Her husband, Petruchio, is determined to convince her to take that vow seriously. At the end of this book, Katherina makes a spirited defense of Christian marriage.< Less
The Funniest People in Theater: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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Paperback edition. This book contains 250 anecdotes about the theater, including this one: Actor John Neville was unhappy in the late 1950s Old Vic production of “Measure for Measure,” so... More > he used to escape to the nearest pub as often as possible. In fact, just before the pub opened at 5:30 p.m., he would lean against the door. When the door was opened, he would fall inside and say, “Sorry I’m late.”< Less
Maximum Cool: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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Print edition. This book includes 250 anecdotes, including this one: In 1957, New York Yankee Billy Martin had a birthday party that turned into a fight at the Copacabana. Hank Bauer was arrested,... More > and some other Yankees got their names in the newspaper, revealing that they had broken training. Angry, manager Casey Stengel quickly took action, benching most of the players involved, but not benching hitter Mickey Mantle, who had also been involved at the Capacabana. Asked about the discrepancy, Mr. Stengel said, “I may be mad, but I’m not mad enough to lose the pennant.”< Less
William Shakespeare's "King John": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "King John." People who read this version first will find the original much easier to read.