Following the death of her mathematician father, Catherine struggles to come to terms with his legacy. Inheriting some of his instability, she is torn between her sister, who wants to take her back to America, and Hal, a former student of her father's, who tests both her knowledge and her emotions.
Following the death of her brilliant mathematician father, Catherine struggles to come to terms with his legacy. Inheriting some of both his brilliance and his instability, she is torn between her sister, Claire, who wants to take her back to New York, and Hal, a former student of her father's, who tests both her knowledge and her emotions. In Proof, David Auburn has fashioned a subtle and gripping exploration of loss, guilt, discovery, instability, and, ultimately, the elusive nature of truth.
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About David Auburn
David Auburn at 30 is one of the most highly regarded playwrights to come on the scene in the last few years. He has been awarded a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship and lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Proof by David Auburn
Used - Very Good
Faber & Faber
Winner of Pulitzer Prize (Drama/Theater) 2001
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