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Adam Rapp

Adam Rapp
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Adam Rapp is a novelist, playwright, screenwriter, and filmmaker. Rapp is the author of several young adult novels, including Missing the Piano, The Buffalo Tree, and 33 Snowfish. His first adult novel, The Year of Endless Sorrows, was released in December 2006. Rapp directed his first film, Winter Passing, with Zooey Deschanel and Will Ferrell in 2005. He has written over ten plays.

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Decelerate Blue

Written by Adam Rapp; illustrated by Mike Cavallaro
First Second
First Second

The future waits for no one.

In this new world, speed and efficiency are everything, and the populace zooms along in a perpetually stimulated haze. Angela thinks she's the only person in her...

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The Metal Children

Adam Rapp
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In small-town America, a young adult novel about teen pregnancy is banned by the local school board, igniting a fierce and violent debate over abortion, religious beliefs, and modern feminism. Its directionless New York City author arrives in town to defend the book and finds that it has inspired a group of local teens to rebel in strange and unexpected ways. A timely and unforgettable drama about the failure of urban and heartland America to understand each other, The Metal Children explores what happens when fiction becomes a matter of life and death.

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Essential Self-Defense

Adam Rapp; Introduction by the author
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In Essential Self-Defense, disgruntled misfit Yul Carroll takes a job as an attack dummy in a women's self-defense class and finds himself mysteriously drawn to Sadie, the repressed bookworm...

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The Year of Endless Sorrows

Adam Rapp
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

New York City, the early 1990s: the recession is in full swing and young people are squatting in abandoned buildings in the East Village while the homeless riot in Tompkins Square Park. The Internet...

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Red Light Winter

Adam Rapp
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

It's totally familiar but dreamlike at the same time," observes one American of Amsterdam's notorious Red Light District in the stunning new work from Adam Rapp. Escaping their lives in Manhattan,...

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Stone Cold Dead Serious

Adam Rapp
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Recent plays from "one of the more daring young stylists working today" (David Cote, Time Out New York)

Adam Rapp's plays have captivated audiences across the country with their...

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Nocturne

Adam Rapp
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"Fifteen years ago I killed my sister."

So begins Adam Rapp's highly acclaimed play Nocturne, in which a 32-year-old former piano prodigy recounts the tragic events that tore...

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