A little girl copes with being left alone in New York City. A preteen "wild child" freely explores rural Florida, long before it is developed for the tourist trade. A teenager whose mother is gravely ill tries to connect with her reserved father. A young wife faces the aftermath of a mining accident involving her husband. In these scenes from "TEDDY'S PIECE," resilience of character is the necessary result of adapting to adversity. Told with poignancy and heart, "TEDDY'S PIECE" proves that it is in life's specifics that we recognize universal truths.KATE LARKEN & REMA KEEN are, among other things, playwrights and performing artists. Their one-woman play, "TEDDY'S PIECE," based on the extraordinary life of a beloved matriarch, toured during the 1990s and 2000s.The show not only won a Best Play award for its writing, it also won the hearts of thousands who watched Teddy's story unfold onstage-a collaboration between Keen in the lead role and Larken as director. Fifteen years after its theatrical debut, this unique script is now made available in a literary edition for its fans, past and future, to relive and enjoy. (www.MotesBooks.com)
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