Fences
Published in volume The Century Cycle (boxed set)
First Staged:
Yale Repertory Theatre, 1985; Broadway, 1987

Fences

By August Wilson
Published in volume The Century Cycle (boxed set)

The story of Troy Maxson, once a baseball star in the Negro Leagues, now fighting for the right to be first black man to drive a garbage truck in 1950s Pittsburgh.

Pulitzer Prize for Drama

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

'A fierce commitment to particularity... August Wilson has made America see Troy Maxson, in all his precise and explicit blackness, as one of our fathers' Samuel G. Freedman, from his Foreword

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

Also by August Wilson:

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

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