Page extent: 96
ISBN: 9781849430364
Binding: PaperBack

Lower Ninth

Beau Willimon

PaperBack (30 Sep 2010)

Unfortunately due to copyright restrictions this book is not available for sale to customers in the United States of America.

Set in the Lower Ninth district of a New Orleans stricken by Katrina, two men are left stranded on the roof of their house, surrounded by floodwater and floating corpses. In the hours spent waiting for rescue, they battle intense thirst, feverish hallucinations and their own tempestuous pasts.
This new play from Brooklyn dramatist Beau Willimon, described as “a promising writer” by, is a tale of difficult choices, harsh realities and generational divides in the underbelly of America.

Additional Information

ISBN13 9781849430364
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 96


"Willimon appears to have taken a hint from Paul Chan's alfresco Waiting for Godot, performed in the hard-hit ninth ward of New Orleans." - Michael Billington, The Guardian