King Hedley II
Hardback, 136 pages ISBN: 9781559363051Publication Date:
10 Apr 2008
Size: 221mm x 143mm£32.00
First Staged:
Pittsburgh Public Theater, 1999; Broadway, 2001

King Hedley II

By August Wilson

Hardback £32.00

The story of an ex-con in post-Reagan Pittsburgh, 1985, trying to rebuild his life.

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

'By focusing on the eternal journey of the misplaced African, whose story was the truest account of the American struggle toward freedom and independence, he opened up not only what American theater could be about, but also who could do the telling' Marion McClinton, from her Foreword

King Hedley II is also published in a paperback edition.

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'Rich in humour, heartbreak and the astonishing details that go into creating real people... a towering achievement'

Hardback,136 pages ISBN: 9781559363051Publication Date:
10 Apr 2008
Size: 221mm x 143mm£32.00

Also by August Wilson:

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

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