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Fences - August Wilson
Fences
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The 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.... show more
The 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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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780452264014 (0452264014)
ASIN: 452264014
Publisher: Plume
Pages no: 101
Edition language: English
Series: The Century Cycle (#6)
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janeg
janeg rated it
Generic themes, but the psychology is candid and complicated, and the swaths broad. It covers the individual, the family, the society, life, death, heaven and hell without leaving the yard. At only about 100 pages, this is a play that is worth reading every single words or it. Definitely will be loo...
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