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J.B.: A Play in Verse

J.B.: A Play in Verse
Author: Archibald MacLeish
ISBN 13: 9780395083536
ISBN 10: 395083532
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: 1989-08-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 153
List Price: $15.95

Based on the story of Job, this drama in verse tells the story of a twentieth-century American banker and millionaire whom God commands be stripped of his family and wealth, but who refuses to turn his back on God. J.B. won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1959 and the Tony Award for best play. More important, the play sparked a national conversation about the nature of God, the meaning of hope, and the role of the artist in society.