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Voysey Inheritance - 05 edition

Voysey Inheritance (ISBN10: 0307275191; ISBN13: 9780307275196)
ISBN13: 978-0307275196
ISBN10: 0307275191

Summary: One hundred years after the first publication of ''The Voysey Inheritance, David Mamet resurrects Harley Granville-Barker's classic investigation into the capitalist soul in this brilliant adaptation. For generations, the Voysey family business has been secretly skimming money from its clients' accounts. When Edward, designated to take over the firm from his aging father, discovers the embezzlement that has been keeping his relatives in a life of luxury, he must weigh the trappings o
f wealth and the imperative to preserve his family's good name against the better principles of his conscience. But moral righteousness turns to self-protection when he comes to understand fully the consequences of his ''inheritance.''
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Summary: One hundred years after the first publication of ''The Voysey Inheritance, David Mamet resurrects Harley Granville-Barker's classic investigation into the capitalist soul in this brilliant adaptation. For generations, the Voysey family business has been secretly skimming money from its clients' accounts. When Edward, designated to take over the firm from his aging father, discovers the embezzlement that has been keeping his relatives in a life of luxury, he must weigh the trappings of wealth and the imperative to preserve his family's good name against the better principles of his conscience. But moral righteousness turns to self-protection when he comes to understand fully the consequences of his ''inheritance.'' ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 05
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Publisher: Vintage Books
Year Published: 2005
International: No



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