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Letcher, Marshaline (American playwright, genealogist, writer, 19__-____), “The Green Duck,”

a 12-minute comedy in English, set in a family living room, Friday evening, 2005,

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; © 2005 by Marshaline Letcher; • in Marshaline Letcher's Blood Pressure (Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.A.: The Author, 2005); • script/rights available from Marshaline Letcher, P. O. Box 3112, Poughkeepsie, New York 12603, U.S.A., e-mail MarsLetch@aol.com, telephone (home) 212-920-1705. • Cited by Marshaline Letcher via ftp October 22, 2005; Letcher says,

§ Dramatis Personae Joe Nelson (m), 45, African American, laborer; Michael (m), 13, African American, junior high school student; Geraldine Nelson (f), 45, African American, wife and mother; Big Sister (f), 17, African American, high school student.

§ Synopsis "Joe Nelson reluctantly teaches his son about the birds and the bees by taking him to a local brothel.

§ Comment "One scene.”

§ Themes brothel, father-son relationship, sex education, sexual initiation

See also Marshaline Letcher’s

  • "Blood Pressure," a 12-minute comedy in English, set in a doctor's office/living room, weekday from morning to afternoon, 2004, 2m1f
  • "Pap Smear," a 12-minute comedy in English, set in a doctor's office, 2005, 2m2f

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