Our Town-The Skin of Our teeth
Franklin Library Edition, (1983). Franklin Library Edition, 1983. . Our Town is a 1938 three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder It tells the story of the fictional American small town of Grover's Corners between 1901 and 1913 through the everyday lives of its citizens.Throughout Wilder uses metatheatrical devices setting the play in the actual theatre where it is being performed The main character is the stage manager of the theatre who directly addresses the audience, brings in guests lecturers, fields questions from the audience, and fills in playing some of the roles The play is performed without a set and the actors mime their actions without the use of props. Near Mint, collector's copy. Great for gift giving. / No dj as issued. Item #biblio558
Franklin Library Edition all have; High quality paper- pages that are sewn not glued into the binding - gold gilded page edges on all three sides- raised spine bands that give each book that distinctive antique look. A total of 201 First Editions were issued by the Franklin Library from 1983 until they ceased publishing in 2000 These books are high collectible and are only available on the secondary market They truly exemplify the best of the bookbinder's craft. "IT IS VERY NICE TO GIVE A GIFT, MUCH WISER TO GIVE A BOOK"