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.
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