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All in the Timing

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Written by David IvesAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by David Ives

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: November 8, 1994
  • Price: $16.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-75928-7 (0-679-75928-X)
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At once enchanting and perplexing, incisively intelligent and side-splittingly funny, this original paperback edition of Ives's plays includes:

"Sure Thing"

"Words, Words, Words"

"The Universal Language"

"Variations on the Death of Trotsky"

"The Philadelphia"

"Long Ago and Far Away"

"Foreplay, or The Art of the Fugue"

"Seven Menus"

"Mere Mortals"

"English Made Simple"

"A Singular Kinda Guy"


"Ancient History"

and "Philip Glass Buys a Loaf of Bread"

"Ives [is] wizardly...magical and funny...a master of language. He uses words for their meanings, sounds and associations, spinning conceits of a sort I've not seen or heard before. He's an original."
--Vincent Canby, New York Times