Out of Kansas

Rushdie, S.
May 1992
New Yorker;5/11/92, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p93
Discusses what the author believes may be the main theme of the movie called `The Wizard of Oz,' which is the inadequacy of adults, even of good adults. Author's first short story he wrote as a child, `Over the Rainbow'; Laments of the Wicked Witch of the West; Weaknesses of Auntie Em and Uncle Henry; L. Frank Baum's original 1900 book, `The Wonderful Wizard of Oz'; Kansas described by Frank Baum as depressing place; More.


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