ELLIOT, A SOLDIER'S FUGUE

Finalist, The Pulitzer Prize for Drama

A barrio man-child with a cheeseburger smile has a ticket to greatness at just 18 years old: a Purple Heart for injuries sustained in Iraq. Between throwing out the first pitch at the Phillies game and appearances as a hometown hero, his leg wound has re-opened, along with a haunting realization: has he been walking in his pop’s footsteps his whole life?

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