Sam Shepard by Martin Tucker

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Published by Continuum in New York .

Written in English

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  • Shepard, Sam, 1943-,
  • Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Biography

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StatementMartin Tucker.
SeriesLiterature and life.
LC ClassificationsPS3569.H394 Z92 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination179 p. ;
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1537519M
ISBN 100826405495
LC Control Number91015805

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Sam Shepard was born in in Fort Sheridan, Illinois. He moved to New York from California just as the off-Broadway theatre scene was emerging.

He has written more than forty plays, of which elev en have won 'Obie' awards, besides collections of stories, prose writing and screenplays.

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Samuel Shepard Rogers III (November 5, – July 27, ), known professionally as Sam Shepard, was an American actor, playwright, author, screenwriter, and director whose career spanned half a century.

He won ten Obie Awards for writing and directing, the most won by any writer or director. He wrote 44 plays as well as several books of short stories, essays, and memoirs.

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Impaired by ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, the. Sam Shepard, byname of Samuel Shepard Rogers, (born November 5,Fort Sheridan, near Highland Park, Illinois, U.S.—died July 27,Midway, Kentucky), American playwright and actor whose plays adroitly blend images of the American West, Pop motifs, science fiction, and other elements of popular and youth culture.

Sam Shepard was born Samuel Shepard Rogers in Fort Sheridan, IL, to Jane Elaine (Schook), a teacher, and Samuel Shepard Rogers, a teacher and farmer who was also in the army. As the eldest son of a US Army officer (and WWII bomber pilot), Shepard spent his early childhood moving from base to base around the US until finally settling in Duarte, CA.

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Sam Shepard was born Samuel Shepard Rogers in Fort Sheridan, IL, to Jane Elaine (Schook), a teacher, and Samuel Shepard Rogers, a teacher and farmer who was also in the army.

As the eldest son of a US Army officer (and WWII bomber pilot), Shepard spent his early childhood moving from base to base around the US until finally settling in Duarte, CA.Aug 01,  · Sam liked being on the move.

He’d throw a fishing rod or an old acoustic guitar in the back seat of his truck, maybe take a dog, but for sure a notebook, and a pen, and a pile of books.

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