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November 5, 2012

Early Sam Shepard

Filed under: Today in Literature — Tags: , , , — Bookblurb @ 8:35 am
On this day in 1943 Sam Shepard was born. Shepard’s father was an air force pilot, and years of moving base to base made an impression, if not a theme for the early plays: “I feel like I’ve never had a home, you know? I feel related to the country, to this country, and yet I don’t know exactly where I fit in…. There’s always this kind of nostalgia for a place, a place where you can reckon with yourself.”

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