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Douglas Bowie: Two Plays (print) by Douglas Bowie

Two touching plays about love, life, and loss from Ontario native Douglas Bowie.




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Douglas Bowie: Two Plays (print)

Goodbye, Piccadilly
Bess Brickley is bustling about her Canadian country inn in a flurry of excitement. She’s just learned that Brick, her husband of more than fifty years, is to be awarded the Order of Canada. But before this has time to sink in, she receives the news that Brick has been found dead on a bench in Leicester Square—an ocean away. This is especially shocking to Bess because she thought he was on a canoe trip in Algonquin Park. As layers are peeled away, secrets stretching back to World War II are uncovered. Full of heart, humour, and surprises, Goodbye, Piccadilly is a story about the families we have, the families we make, and the secrets we keep from both.

Rope’s End
Toby Boone sits alone in a drab room. He’s reached the end of his rope. The possibility of suicide looms in the air. But he happens across a photo—the love of his life. Maybe she can rescue him, change everything, if he can just get up his nerve to contact her. There’s only one problem. He last saw her at summer came when they were thirteen, thirty-one years ago. And in thirty-one years things change. What if she doesn’t remember him? Even worse, what if she does?

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Title Douglas Bowie: Two Plays (print)
ISBN 13 9780887547911
Genre Drama
Contributor(s) Douglas Bowie
Contributor 3 N/A
Contributor 4 N/A
Agent Charles Northcote at Core Literary, (416) 466-4929
Year 2008

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