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The Mammary Plays : How I Learned to Drive / The Mineola Twins
The Mammary Plays How I Learned to Drive / The Mineola Twins Author:Paula Vogel This volume of two Paula Vogel plays is a very fascinating and valuable work. How I Learned to Drive deals with a taboo topic in literature and in most of society - familial sexual abuse. The lives of Li'l Bit and her Uncle Peck are displayed with a coy frankness that warrants a couple of reads to more fully understand. As the story unfolds,... more » the readers find themselves flopping between one character and the other. You're never really sure who is abusing who.
The Mineola Twins is a very fine social satire of alternate lifestyles and obsession with power. The quirkiness of the characters and some of the absurd situations provide an extremely insightful and amusing view on Boomerism and society's interest in appearances.« less