Beth Henley

Crimes of the Heart

originally published:



  • Pulitzer Prize for Drama(1981)

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born: 5/8/1952
born as: Elizabeth Becker Henley

American playwright of regional dramas set in provincial Southern towns, the best known of which, Crimes of the Heart (1982; film, 1986), was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1981. Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature