Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet

By David Mamet

Winner of the 1984 Pulitzer Prize, David Mamet's scalding comedy is set small-time, cutthroat genuine esate salesmen attempting to grind out a dwelling by way of pushing plots of land on reluctant dealers in a endless scramble for his or her justifiable share of the yank dream. this is Mamet at his absolute best, writing with brutal strength in regards to the tricky lifetime of tricky characters who cajole, connive, wheedle, and wheel and deal for a bit of the motion — the place remaining a sale can suggest a new cadillac yet wasting you'll suggest wasting all of it. This masterpiece of yank drama is now an enormous movie starring Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alan Arkin, Alex Baldwain, Jonathan Pryce, Ed Harris, and Kevin Spacey.

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Or maybe it had nothing to do with anyone else. Did the Machine mean love in an emotional sense, or was something going to happen during sex? Were he and Shannon going to have a break-up so crushing that he’d only find solace at the end of a knotted rope? Or would the jilted one seek a sense of closure with some dramatic, foolhardy, violent act? LOVE. Rick looked at his future, his demise, one more time before crumpling the paper in his hand and dropping it. He was a man, not a child, and his life wasn’t going to be ruled by some ludicrous prediction from a machine he knew nothing about, owned by a smart-ass punk who probably got his rocks off screwing with people’s heads.

They looked at me. ” I asked. “She hasn’t got any…” France began, but Jamison interrupted him. “We’re not going to kill her at all. ” “And the tests are going to kill her,” I nodded. ” He sighed, shrugged, and walked over to pick up the chart. ” Machine of Death 44 “So? ” “Plus,” said France carefully, “that’s exactly the kind of thing that makes me nervous. ” He walked over and took the chart away from Jamison, scanned it, then put it back on the hook. Then he turned back to the third patient.

Not in this economic climate. ” Simon nodded brightly. “I understand, sir,” he said. “You don’t seem like you understand,” said Mr. Armbruster. ” Simon pondered for a moment. ” “This isn’t the military, Simon,” said Mr. Armbruster. “Well,” said Simon. He gathered himself. ” He raised a hand against Armbruster’s objection. “Now, I don’t mean that,” he continued. “I will try to restrain myself from talking about my lions to the customers from here on in. ” Simon shrugged. “Well, another job will be on the way.

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