Fences by August Wilson
Book DescriptionThe author of the 1984-85 Broadway season's best play, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, returns with another powerful, stunning dramatic work that has won him new critical acclaim and the Pulitzer Prize. The protagonist of FENCES, Troy Maxson, is a strong man, a hard man. He has had to be - to survive. For Troy Maxson has gone through life in an America where to be proud and black was to face pressures that could crush a man, body and soul. But now the 1950s are yielding to the new spirit of liberation in the 1960s... a spirit that is changing the world Troy Maxson has learned to deal with the only way he can...a spirit that is making him a stranger, angry and afraid, in a world he never knew and to a wife and son he understands less and less...
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780780707504
(203mm x 130mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1986
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author August Wilson
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Set in 1997 in a storefront redevelopment office in Pittsburgh's Hill District, this book presents the concluding play in the author's ten-play cycle chronicling African American life during the twentieth century. It traces the forces of change on a neighborhood and its people caught between history and the twenty-first century.
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Set in 1985, this is the ninth play of Wilson's Century Cycle.
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