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William Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read version of William Shakespeare's comic play "The Comedy of Errors," which revolves about the zany misunderstandings wrought by two sets of twins.
William Shakespeare’s "The Two Noble Kinsmen": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This book is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's classic romance "The Two Noble Kinsmen." People who read this retelling first will find the original play much easier to... More > understand.< Less
William Shakespeare's "All's Well that Ends Well": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This book is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's classic comedy "All's Well that Ends Well." People who read this retelling first will find the original play much easier to... More > understand.< 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 "Henry VIII": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "Henry VIII." People who read this retelling first will find the original play much easier to understand and read.
William Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read version of William Shakespeare's comedy "The Merry Wives of Windsor."
William Shakespeare's "Hamlet": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is a retelling of William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" in modern English. If people read this version first, they will understand Shakespeare's original version much better.
William Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra." People who read this retelling first will find the original play much easier to understand and read.
William Shakespeare's "The Tempest": A Retelling Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest." This is the last play he wrote by himself, although later he co-wrote two plays with John Fletcher. In "The... More > Tempest," Prospero, who lives on a mostly deserted island with his daughter, Miranda, uses his magic powers to regain his rightful place as Duke of Milan.< Less
The Coolest People in the Arts: 250 Anecdotes and Stories By David Bruce
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Print edition. This book contains 250 anecdotes and stories about people in dance, literature, movies, music, and theater, including this anecdote: Actress Drew Barrymore comes from two fine,... More > well-loved theatrical families: the Drews and the Barrymores. John Drew’s sister, Georgie, married Maurice Barrymore, and they produced three children: Ethel, Lionel, and John Barrymore. All of them became famous actors. In his autobiography, “My Years on the Stage,” John Drew tells of his niece, Ethel Barrymore, appearing in an important role on the stage for the first time. She was nervous, and because she was nervous, she was inaudible. A member of the audience called out to her, “Speak up, Ethel. You’re all right. The Drews is all good actors.”< Less