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The Piano Lesson
Hardback, 126 pages ISBN: 9781559363006Publication Date:
10 Apr 2008
Size: 221mm x 143mm£25.00
First Staged:
Yale Repertory Theatre, 1987; Broadway, 1990

The Piano Lesson

By August Wilson

Hardback £25.00

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A powerful expltoration of the legacy of slavery in America as a brother and sister in 1930s Pittsburgh argue over whether to sell the family piano, an instrument tainted by the wages of slavery. Foreword by Toni Morrison.

Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 1990

Part of August Wilson's Century Cycle, his epic dramatisation of the African American experience in the twentieth century.

'It was in reading The Piano Lesson that I was struck by the beauty and accuracy of August Wilson's language, as well as a richness waiting to be mined' - Toni Morrison, from her Foreword

This volume is also available as part of the Century Cycle boxed set.

Hardback, 126 pages ISBN: 9781559363006Publication Date:
10 Apr 2008
Size: 221mm x 143mm£25.00

Also by August Wilson:

King Hedley II
Radio Golf
Seven Guitars
Joe Turner's Come and Gone
King Hedley II
Radio Golf
The Century Cycle (boxed set)
Two Trains Running
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Gem of the Ocean
The Ground On Which I Stand

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