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Mother of Him Evan Placey

Mother of Him

Evan Placey

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ISBN : 9780573701016
Paperback
116 pages
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Winner! 2011 Samuel French Canadian Play ContestWinner! Kings Cross Award for New Writing (UK)Winner! Tarragon Theatres RBC Under 30 National Playwriting Competition (Canada)If you were looking at us, you might have even thought we wereMoreWinner! 2011 Samuel French Canadian Play ContestWinner! Kings Cross Award for New Writing (UK)Winner! Tarragon Theatres RBC Under 30 National Playwriting Competition (Canada)If you were looking at us, you might have even thought we were friends. Old friends. If my son hadnt raped her daughter.It could be a morning like any other as Brenda cooks breakfast for her two sons... But eight year-old Jasons refusing to go to school and teenager Matthew is under house arrest upstairs. And Brendas face is splashed across the cover of every newspaper. For Matthew has committed a horrible crime, and as Brenda fights for him to be sentenced as a child, she learns its the laws inside the house that matter most: boys can become men, and a mother can at once become victim and monster. How far does a mothers love go, and at what cost to herself?