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Twelve angry men [electronic resource]. Reginald Rose.

Rose, Reginald. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781440627187 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2006.

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Summary, etc.: A landmark American drama which inspired a classic film and a Broadway revival Reginald Rose's landmark American drama was a critically acclaimed teleplay, and went on to become a cinematic masterpiece in 1957 starring Henry Fonda, for which Rose wrote the adaptation. A blistering character study and an examination of the American melting pot and the judicial system that keeps it in check, Twelve Angry Men holds at its core a deeply patriotic belief in the U.S. legal system. The story's focal point, known only as Juror Eight, is at first the sole holdout in an 11-1 guilty vote. Eight sets his sights not on proving the other jurors wrong but rather on getting them to look at the situation in a clear-eyed way not affected by their personal biases. Rose deliberately and carefully peels away the layers of artifice from the men and allows a fuller picture of America, at its best and worst, to form. This edition features an introduction by David Mamet.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty K
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Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Classics, 2006. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 198 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Drama.
Genre: Electronic books.

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