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Print Play February 4, 2000
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David Mamet
Glengarry Glen Ross
1982

A great play that made a fine movie, David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross offers a verbal fusillade about pressure, delusion, and the art of closing. The playwright's signature machine-gun dialogue works perfectly spit from the mouths of fast-talking real-estate men -- some trying to win the office sales award (a Cadillac), most just trying desperately to save their jobs. Mamet has written countless other plays, movies, memoirs, and recently even a novel, but nowhere in his career is the magic stronger than it is in Glengarry.


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