On The Open Road

On The Open Road $9.99

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Steve Tesich

Published by Samuel French Inc

5 Male 1 Female

While fleeing a civil war, Al comes across Angel trussed up and waiting to be hung

Al is pulling a cart loaded with art treasures he has salvaged from bombed out churches and museums

He hopes to barter his way into The Land of the Free with them, but the cart has become too heavy for Al to pull

He rescues the brutish Angel to help and on the open road Al teaches Angel about literature, music and art history so that he will make a good citizen

When they reach the border, they are told they must execute a troublemaker named Jesus Christ to earn their freedom

He has been severely tortured and is catatonic, though he can still play the cello beautifully

Angel and Al are unable to do the deed so the monk in charge takes care of it and has them crucified

Unit Set - M4 + M1 Child & F1 Child


"Full of scathing wit ... and pungent, deeply theatrical images" ~ N.Y. Daily News

"Had me on the edge of my seat and on the edge of my mind" ~ N.Y. Magazine

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