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“Mr. Baitz is always the most interesting and most effortlessly articulate when he is tracing the interlocking grooves of psychology and morality. In The Paris Letter, the combustible ingredient of sexuality is added to the mixture, cranking up the firepower.” Charles Isherwood, The New York Times
The Paris Letter
978-0-8021-4246-7 • $13.00 • Paperback • May 2006
Jon Robin Baitz has been praised as one of America's foremost playwrights on themes of conscience. Now from the author of The Substance of Fire comes an absorbing new play about power and money and the ruinous effects it can have on friendship, love, marriage, and ultimately oneself. In this modern tragedy set in urban New York City, Wall Street powerhouse Sandy Sonenberg finds his personal and professional life threatened by the unraveling secrets of his past. After burying his true sexual identity, a lethal affair with a young male associate forces Sonenberg to confront a lifetime of unrequited love and betrayal.