Jennie's Story & Under the Skin, Betty Lambert. Playwrights Canada, 1987.
Vintage play script. Softcover. Some light shelfwear. Previous owner's name on first page. No other markings inside. Good condition.
Betty Lambert was a Canadian playwright and academic. She wrote many stage plays and radio dramas, and regularly used autobiographical and historical content in her work. (Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia, 2022). Jennie's Story & Under the Skin are her best known works.
"Jennie's Story is set on the prairies in 1938-39, this play concerns a young woman, Jennie McGrane, who must confront her apparent inability to bear children
Under the Skin tells the story of Emma, the twelve-year-old daughter of Maggie Benton, who has disappeared. John and Renee Gifford, Maggie's neighbours and friends, attempt to console her, but their own ominous behaviour makes this a cold comfort.
"….. nuanced and very disturbing." The Vancouver Sun" - From back cover