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George F Walker Ò 7 REVIEW REVIEW Û eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ò George F Walker REVIEW We the Family 107 Canadas master playwright applies his trademark black humour and incredibly crisp dialogue to the family and multiculturalism We the Family follows the ripple effects within two culturally and racially divergent families when their children wed We the Family s list of characters reads like an ethnic joke which indeed it is at least in part the son of the main characters David and Lizzie Kaplan a JewishIrish Catholic mixed marriage marries the daughter of Jenny Lee a Chinese Canadian widow Theres also a Russian mistress a Palestinian lover and a glamorous possibly fraudulent Italian psychologist while offstage Pakistani terrorists kidnap the also offstage honeymooning couple then sell them to Sicilian gangsters who sell them to Russian gangsters one of whom turns out to be the father of the Russian mistress another familyBy the end of the play Walker has deconstructed the dysfunctional Kaplan and Lee families and family love as well Through the plays pervading treachery with family members and lovers betraying each other in horrifying ways he satirizes the hypocrisy of expounding family values while behaving in viciously selfish and self centred ways These hyphenated Canadians certainly arent nice and no amount of sweet and sour matzah balls which the Kaplan matriarch serves at the multicultural wedding reception can hide the nasty taste

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George F Walker Ò 7 REVIEW REVIEW Û eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ò George F Walker REVIEW We the Family 107 Canadas master playwright applies his trademark black humour and incredibly crisp dialogue to the family and multiculturalism We the Family follows the ripple effects within two culturally and racially divergent families when their children wed We the Family s list of characters reads like an ethnic joke which indeed it is at least in part the son of the main characters David and Lizzie Kaplan a JewishIrish Catholic mixed marriage marries the daughter of Jenny Lee a Chinese Canadian widow Theres also a Russian mistress a Palestinian lover and a glamorous possibly fraudulent Italian psychologist while offstage Pakistani terrorists kidnap the also offstage honeymooning couple then sell them to Sicilian gangsters who sell them to Russian gangsters one of whom turns out to be the father of the Russian mistress another familyBy the end of the play Walker has deconstructed the dysfunctional Kaplan and Lee families and family love as well Through the plays pervading treachery with family members and lovers betraying each other in horrifying ways he satirizes the hypocrisy of expounding family values while behaving in viciously selfish and self centred ways These hyphenated Canadians certainly arent nice and no amount of sweet and sour matzah balls which the Kaplan matriarch serves at the multicultural wedding reception can hide the nasty taste

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George F Walker Ò 7 REVIEW REVIEW Û eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ò George F Walker REVIEW We the Family 107 Canadas master playwright applies his trademark black humour and incredibly crisp dialogue to the family and multiculturalism We the Family follows the ripple effects within two culturally and racially divergent families when their children wed We the Family s list of characters reads like an ethnic joke which indeed it is at least in part the son of the main characters David and Lizzie Kaplan a JewishIrish Catholic mixed marriage marries the daughter of Jenny Lee a Chinese Canadian widow Theres also a Russian mistress a Palestinian lover and a glamorous possibly fraudulent Italian psychologist while offstage Pakistani terrorists kidnap the also offstage honeymooning couple then sell them to Sicilian gangsters who sell them to Russian gangsters one of whom turns out to be the father of the Russian mistress another familyBy the end of the play Walker has deconstructed the dysfunctional Kaplan and Lee families and family love as well Through the plays pervading treachery with family members and lovers betraying each other in horrifying ways he satirizes the hypocrisy of expounding family values while behaving in viciously selfish and self centred ways These hyphenated Canadians certainly arent nice and no amount of sweet and sour matzah balls which the Kaplan matriarch serves at the multicultural wedding reception can hide the nasty taste