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A Raisin in the Sun
By Judyann Elder (contributor), Rutina Wesley (contributor), Corey Hawkins (contributor), Lorraine Hansberry and Mirron Willis (contributor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher L A Theatre Works
Publication date February 15, 2011
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781580818001
ISBN-10 1580818005
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.25 lbs.
Original list price $29.95
Other format details audio
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A Raisin in the Sun is a seminal American drama and a heroic testament of hope. This new recording of Lorraine Hansberry s classic play, starring Rutina Wesley from the HBO hit series True Blood, chronicles a working class African American family struggling to maintain dignity in a harsh world. With her late husband s insurance money finally in hand, Mama Lena dreams of moving to a better home. However, her children have other plans: Walter Lee wants to buy a liquor store, and Beneatha wants to go to medical school. What happens when family dreams drastically diverge? A full-cast performance featuring: Judyann Elder, James Gleason, Noah Gray-Cabey, Corey Hawkins, Deidrie Henry, Terrell Tilford, Rutina Wesley and Mirron E. Willis.

Editions
Hardcover
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2 edition from Everbind/Marco Book Co (January 1, 2003); titled "Raisin in the Sun"
9780971075689 | details & prices | List price $0.02
from Random House Inc (May 1, 2002)
9780375508332 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $20.00
About: "Never before, the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway in 1959.
With Robert Nemiroff (other contributor) | from Modern Library (September 1, 1995)
9780679601722 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $15.95
About: A black family is united in love and pride as they struggle to overcome poverty and harsh living conditions, in the 1959 play about an embattled Chicago family.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780451137463 Book cover for 9780451161376 Book cover for 9780573614637 Book cover for 9780679755333 Book cover for 9781411407220 Book cover for 9781561373130
 
from Gardners Books (June 5, 2008); titled "A "Raisin in the Sun""
9781411407220 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $6.95
About: Updated edition with step-by-step guide to writing literary analysis, sample A+ student essay, glossary of literary terms.
Student edition from Novel Units (February 1, 1999); titled "Raisin in the Sun"
9781561373130 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.75 × 0.25 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $12.99
Rep rei edition from Vintage Books (December 1, 1994)
9780679755333 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $7.95
About: An African-American family is united in love and pride as they struggle to overcome poverty and harsh living conditions, in the award-winning 1959 play about an embattled Chicago family
from Random House Inc (December 1, 1994); titled "Raisin in the Sun"
9789990071856 | details & prices | 3.25 × 6.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $0.02
from Signet Eclipse (February 1, 1961); titled "Raisin in the Sun"
9780451137463 | details & prices | List price $5.99
About: "Never before, the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway in 1959.
from Samuel French Inc Plays (June 1, 1959); titled "Raisin in the Sun"
9780573614637 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $5.50
With Pierre Corneille | from New Amer Library List price $4.50
This edition also contains Œdipe
About: A Black family is united in love and pride as they struggle to overcome poor living conditions
CD/Spoken Word
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Mp3 una edition from Brilliance Audio (February 23, 2016)
9781522609940 | details & prices | 5.25 × 6.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.15 lbs | List price $14.99
About: This new recording of Lorraine Hansberry's classic play chronicles a working-class African-American family struggling to maintain dignity in a harsh world.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Mirron Willis (other contributor), Judyann Elder (other contributor), Rutina Wesley (other contributor), Corey Hawkins (other contributor) | from L A Theatre Works (February 15, 2011)
9781580818001 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $29.95
About: A Raisin in the Sun is a seminal American drama and a heroic testament of hope.
Cassette/Spoken Word
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from Caedmon Audio Cassette (February 1, 1991)
9781559943789 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $18.95
About: When it was first produced in 1959, A Raisin in the Sun was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for that season and hailed as a watershed in American drama.
Reinforced
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from Demco Media (December 1, 1994)
9780606071611 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $15.10
About: An African-American family is united in love and pride as they struggle to overcome poverty and harsh living conditions, in the award-winning 1959 play about an embattled Chicago family
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999); titled "Raisin in the Sun"
9780808508717 | details & prices | 3.25 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $17.85
About: An African-American family is united in love and pride as they struggle to overcome poverty and harsh living conditions, in the award-winning 1959 play about an embattled Chicago family

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