King Hedley II
Hardback, 136 pages ISBN: 9781559363051Publication Date:
10 Apr 2008
Size: 221mm x 143mm£25.00
First Staged:
Pittsburgh Public Theater, 1999; Broadway, 2001

King Hedley II

By August Wilson

Hardback £25.00

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

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

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

King Hedley II is also published in a paperback edition.

Press Quotes

'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£25.00

Also by August Wilson:

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

Go to author page...

Similar Titles
Fifty-four monologues and dialogues drawn from ‘found’ stories told by everyday people living everyday li...
The hit Broadway musical based on the life of the jazz great, Jelly Roll Morton.
An anthology featuring ten of the most influential and prolific Latino theatre artists of recent years.
A unique assortment of plays, songs and poems for primary school children to read and perform - an ideal resource for...
Nilo Cruz is the most produced Cuban-American playwright in the US and was the first dramatist of Hispanic descent to...