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playwright
used in And The Mountains Echoed

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Definition
someone who writes plays
  • She was saying she knew a playwright—a "dear, dear man," as she described him—who had been imprisoned under the charge of being a communist subversive.
    Chapter 8 (34% in)
  • The obituary says she was well known among Athens's artistic community for her charity work, her wit, her sense of style, her lavish parties, and her willingness to take chances on unheralded playwrights.
    Chapter 8 (74% in)
  • I keep turning the pages of the album as she provides captions to the snapshots—her old friend Collette, Isabelle's husband Albert, Pari's own husband Eric, who had been a playwright and had died of a heart attack back in 1997.
    Chapter 9 (64% in)

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