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2 edition of Miss Firecracker contest found in the catalog.

Miss Firecracker contest

Beth Henley

Miss Firecracker contest

a play in two acts.

by Beth Henley

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

In : Best plays of 1983-1984. 1984. pp.238-256. (New York).

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13985988M

In "Miss Firecracker," the playwright Beth Henley has taken such a contest, the Fourth of July pageant in Yazoo City, Miss., and turned it into another of those Southern Gothic romances where mansions . She's the match, he's the fuse an explosive combinationWild West Boys, Book 2One year ago Willow Gregory entered the Miss Firecracker contest on a dare—and ended up with the crown. As a working .

  The Miss Firecracker Contest has a lot of fun playing off the conventions of Southern Gothic literature (typified by writers like Tennessee Williams and Carson McCullers). Carnelle lives in a Author: Tim Dunleavy.   A scene from The Miss Firecracker Contest by Beth Henley, directed by Abby Illig.

Miss Firecracker is based on Beth Henley's play. At the core of this comedy is the author's weird sense of humor and her compassionate view of human fraility. Carnelle wants to be crowned Miss .   Miss Firecracker - Ebook written by Lorelei James. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or /5(9).


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Twenty-four-year-old Carnelle is entering Brookhaven’s /5(14). THE STORY: The place is the small Mississippi town of Brookhaven, the time a few days before the Fourth of July. Carnelle Scott (known locally as “Miss Hot Tamale") is rehearsing furiously for the Miss. The place is the small Mississippi town of Brookhaven, the time a few days before the Fourth of July.

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