You Are Happy by Rébecca DéraspeYou Are Happy by Rébecca Déraspe

You Are Happy

byRébecca DéraspeTranslated byLeanna Brodie

Paperback | April 4, 2016

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Bridget finds her brother Jeremy in a closet attempting suicide. Again. Determined to help him find some kind of happiness, she carts around grocery stores looking for his potential wife. Bridget’s search affirms what she already thinks: there are couples practically everywhere. Eventually finding her way into the aisle with the razor blades, she meets Chloe and her plans to stage a happily-ever-after are finally set.
Rébecca Déraspe is the author of the acclaimed plays Le Radeau, Plus (+) que toi, Votre crucifixion, Peau d’ours (a finalist for the Prix Michel-Tremblay), Le merveilleux voyage de Réal de Montréal, and Nino. She was a member of the writing collective for Ceci est un meurtre, which premiered in 2015. Rébecca also works as a screenwrite...
Title:You Are HappyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.35 inPublished:April 4, 2016Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1770915389

ISBN - 13:9781770915381


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“You’re happy You’re telling yourselves at last my pillows’ll be divided into two distinct halves One on the left side of my bedOne on the right My hypothetical crabs will stay between Jeremy and myself You think well that’s a relief.I’ll finally be able to share my Hydro bills That’s pretty significant in your opinion Not to mention that a single woman Is someone who might steal your man You smile Or that a single woman Is someone you might sleep with and ruin your nice relationship Yeah you’re very happy.” - 20150511