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The Little Years (print) by John Mighton

Growing up in the 1950s, Kate is fascinated by time and space, interests dismissed as unbecoming to a young woman of her time. While her brother William achieves literary renown, her family struggles to reach the brilliant Kate as she grows from precocious teen to troubled woman.




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Kate possesses the makings of a gifted mathematician with an enthusiasm for exploring the mysteries of space and time. But this is the 1950s and women are routinely laughed out of scientific circles. Besides, every family has its star, and Kate’s brother already holds that distinction. Hindered by prejudices against women, Kate is confined to a life of unfulfilling jobs, leading her to become bitter and unhappy. The Little Years confronts the impact of chauvinism and explores the nature of fame, the value of art, and the passing of time.

The Little Years may well be the best new play ever presented at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.” —Robert Cushman, The National Post

The Little Years has been polished into a gem.” —J. Kelly Nestruck, The Globe and Mail

“In a world where every artist seems to be called upon to justify his existence, Mighton proves that even if its creation is accidental, the value of art can be huge.” —John Coulbourn, The Toronto Sun

The Toronto Star: John Mighton's The Little Years offers inspiration by Bruce DeMara

Additional Information

Title The Little Years (print)
ISBN 13 9781770911109
Genre Drama
Contributor(s) John Mighton
Contributor 3 N/A
Contributor 4 N/A
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Agent Great North Artists Management, (416) 925-2051
Year 2012

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