Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Picnic Book Group

William Inge, another native of Kansas, wrote Picnic in 1953 drawing on his experiences growing up in Independence, Kansas. Picnic is the story of a beautiful girl from the wrong side of the tracks who seems destined to marry one man until a sexy drifter comes to town. Within a twenty-four hour period she makes a decision about how she will spend her life.

It is not too late to sign up for the book group on Thursday, April 5 at 6:30. Pick up a copy of the play at the front desk, read it and come prepared to discuss it.

Want to learn more?

http://www.imagi-nation.com/moonstruck/clsc63.html - William Inge info.
http://www.ingecenter.org/ -the William Inge center in Independence
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=1795 -his grave
http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0408718/bio - IMDB on William Inge
http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0408718/ - William Inge filmography

Study Guides for Picnic can be found at:
http://rs243.securehostserver.com/~anoisewi/studyguide.shtml
http://www.bookrags.com/studyguide-picnic/

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