Product Description A new, affordable paperback edition of one OâNeillâs late masterpieces Eugene OâNeillâs last completed play, A Moon for the Misbegotten is a sequel to his autobiographical Long Dayâs Journey Into Night. Moon picks up eleven years after the events described in Long Dayâs Journey Into Night, as Jim Tyrone (based on OâNeillâs older brother Jamie) grasps at a last chance at love under the full moonlight. This paperback edition features an insightful introduction by Stephen A. Black, helpful to anyone who desires a deeper understanding of OâNeillâs work. Review Selected as a 2007 AAUP University Press Book for Public and Secondary School Libraries "It is not excessive to write that OâNeill created serious American drama."âTony Kushner About the Author Eugene OâNeill (1888-1953), the father of American drama, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama four times and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1936.Â Stephen A. Black is the author of the biography Eugene OâNeill: Beyond Mourning and Tragedy, published by Yale University Press.