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  • A Playwright Returns to His Roots

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 8, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Alfred Uhry, 61, is a Southern Jew who defines himelf as someone who grew up in a community of genteel Southern Jews who wished they were Episcopalian.

    It is a wry, almost mocking description that perhaps befits the author of "Driving Miss Daisy,"...