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Product Description: Two of August Wilson's plays are brought together here in this one volume, comprising "The Piano Lesson" and "Joe Turner's Come and Gone". "The Piano Lesson" was the winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Hardcover:

9781559363006 | Theatre Communications Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A Pulitzer Prize-winner.

Paperback:

9780452265349 | Reprint edition (Plume, October 1, 1990), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: When Boy Willie wants to sell the family's prized upright piano to purchase some land, the family must re-evaluate the piano's true worth

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9780606162708, titled "Piano Lesson" | Demco Media, April 1, 1999, cover price $20.30 | About this edition: When Boy Willie wants to sell the family's prized upright piano to purchase some land, the family must re-evaluate the piano's true worth

Prebinding:

9781439513712 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, July 10, 2008), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Two of August Wilson's plays are brought together here in this one volume, comprising "The Piano Lesson" and "Joe Turner's Come and Gone".
9780613033237 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $25.75 | About this edition: When Boy Willie wants to sell the family's prized upright piano to purchase some land, the family must re-evaluate the piano's true worth

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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9780452260092 | Reissue edition (Plume, October 1, 1992), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: After seven years on a chain gang, Herald Loomis returns to Pittsburgh in search of his wife

Prebinding:

9781439508350 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 1, 2008), cover price $21.00 | also contains Joe Turner's Come and Gone: A Play in Two Acts | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: An aspiring blues musician returns home to seek his fortune and reclaim his woman.
By Tony Kushner (foreword by) and August Wilson

Hardcover:

9781559363013 | Theatre Communications Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: An aspiring blues musician returns home to seek his fortune and reclaim his woman.

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Product Description: “No one except perhaps Eugene O’Neill and Tennessee Williams has aimed so high and achieved so much in the American theater.”—John Lahr, The New Yorker“A swelling battle hymn of transporting beauty. Theatergoers who have followed August Wilson’s career will find in Gem a touchstone for everything else he has written...read more
By John Lahr (introduced by), Phylicia Rashad (foreword by) and August Wilson

Hardcover:

9781559362818 | Theatre Communications Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: “No one except perhaps Eugene O’Neill and Tennessee Williams has aimed so high and achieved so much in the American theater.

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Product Description: Urban renewal threatens the dingy office of Becker’s gypsy cab company, just as his estranged son returns.
By Ishmael Reed (introduced by) and August Wilson

Hardcover:

9781559363044 | Theatre Communications Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Urban renewal threatens the dingy office of Becker’s gypsy cab company, just as his estranged son returns.

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Product Description: “The concluding work in one of the most ambitious dramatic projects ever undertaken . . . a play that could well be Mr. Wilson’s most provocative.”—Ben Brantley, The New York Times“Radio Golf is a rich, carefully wrought human tapestry that is colorful, playful, thoughtful and compelling...read more
By Suzan-Lori Parks (foreword by) and August Wilson

Hardcover:

9781559363068 | Theatre Communications Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: “The concluding work in one of the most ambitious dramatic projects ever undertaken .

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Product Description: Henry Loomis turns up at a boardinghouse to look for his missing wife.
By Romulus Linney (foreword by) and August Wilson

Hardcover:

9781559362986 | Theatre Communications Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Henry Loomis turns up at a boardinghouse to look for his missing wife.

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Product Description: “No one except perhaps Eugene O’Neill and Tennessee Williams has aimed so high and achieved so much in the American theater.”—John Lahr, The New Yorker“A swelling battle hymn of transporting beauty. Theatergoers who have followed August Wilson’s career will find in Gem a touchstone for everything else he has written...read more

Paperback:

9781559362801 | Theatre Communications Group, September 30, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: “No one except perhaps Eugene O’Neill and Tennessee Williams has aimed so high and achieved so much in the American theater.

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Paperback:

9781559363082 | Theatre Communications Group, November 8, 2007, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: “Wilson’s melody here is the mournful sound of what might have been, a blues-tinged tale about a driven, almost demonic man. He’s a petty thief named King who will stop at nothing for a better life. . . . King Hedley is a big play, filled with big emotions and big speeches...read more

Hardcover:

9781559362610 | Theatre Communications Group, July 29, 2005, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: “Wilson’s melody here is the mournful sound of what might have been, a blues-tinged tale about a driven, almost demonic man.

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9781559362603 | Theatre Communications Group, July 1, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: “Wilson’s melody here is the mournful sound of what might have been, a blues-tinged tale about a driven, almost demonic man.

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Product Description: Awarded annually since 1987, the Theodore Ward Prize recognizes the outstanding individual accomplishments of African American playwrights, as well as their growing importance to the shape and direction of American drama in our time...read more
By Chuck Smith (editor) and August Wilson (foreword by)

Paperback:

9780810120457 | Northwestern Univ Pr, September 29, 2004, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Awarded annually since 1987, the Theodore Ward Prize recognizes the outstanding individual accomplishments of African American playwrights, as well as their growing importance to the shape and direction of American drama in our time.

A passionate polemic from one of America's leading black playwrights. August Wilson makes a controversial call for black cultural separatism. With rhetorical energy, he asks for blacks and whites alike to alter their perception of black culture and black theatre.

Paperback:

9781854596284 | Nick Hern Books, October 26, 2001, cover price $12.55 | About this edition: A passionate polemic from one of America's leading black playwrights.
9781559361873 | Theatre Communications Group, September 1, 2001, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: August Wilson's radical and provocative call to arms.

Product Description: "The best play of the new year—by a hop, skip, and a mile! Speaking to us with such generous heart. . ." (John Heilpern, New York Observer) "This Jitney is a transport of delight. So vividly written, . . . it keeps you steadily amused, concerned, and moved...read more

Hardcover:

9781585671861 | Overlook Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Presents a play that depicts gypsy cab drivers who serve the African American community in Pittsburgh.

Paperback:

9781585673704 | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, December 1, 2002), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Completely revised and reworked from the 1979 original, this play--the seventh in a series of ten about the black experience in the twentieth century--depicts gypsy cab drivers who serve the African-American community in Pittsburgh.
9781854596482 | Nick Hern Books, October 26, 2001, cover price $16.15 | About this edition: Pittsburgh in the 1970s: the office of a mini-cab firm serving the city's black neighbourhood.

Prebinding:

9781417688616 | Turtleback Books, January 1, 2003, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: "The best play of the new year—by a hop, skip, and a mile!

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Product Description: In a jazz-era Chicago recording studio, musicians await the great blues diva.

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9780613364911, titled "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $23.30 | About this edition: In a jazz-era Chicago recording studio, musicians await the great blues diva.

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Product Description: Book by Boyle, T, C., Wilson, August
By Boyle, Jay Parini (editor) and August Wilson

Hardcover:

9780684806372 | Charles Scribners Sons/Reference, May 1, 2001, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Book by Boyle, T, C.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

Paperback:

9780573691423 | Samuel French Trade, June 1, 1999, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Dramatizes the hopes and struggles of African Americans in 1940s Pittsburgh, as a group of neighbors gathers to talk, play cards, and listen to the blues

Hardcover:

9780525941965 | Penguin USA, September 1, 1996, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Dramatizes the hopes and struggles of African Americans in 1940s Pittsburgh, as a group of neighbors gathers to talk, play cards, and listen to the blues
9780030644634, titled "Energetic Healing: The Merging of Ancient and Modern Medical Practices" | Insight Books, March 1, 1993, cover price $24.95 | also contains Energetic Healing: The Merging of Ancient and Modern Medical Practices

Paperback:

9780452276925 | Reprint edition (Plume, August 1, 1997), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Dramatizes the hopes and struggles of African Americans in 1940s Pittsburgh, as a group of neighbors gathers to talk, play cards, and listen to the blues

During the 1950s Troy Maxson struggles against racism and tries to preserve his feelings of pride in himself.

Paperback:

9780452264014 | Reissue edition (Plume, March 1, 1995), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: During the 1950s Troy Maxson struggles against racism and tries to preserve his feelings of pride in himself.
9789990858532 | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, March 1, 1995), cover price $0.02 | also contains Fences, Fences

Prebinding:

9781439508398 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $21.00 | also contains Fences, Fences
9780785796114 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $25.75 | About this edition: During the 1950s Troy Maxson struggles against racism and tries to preserve his feelings of pride in himself.

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Memphis Lee's restaurant becomes the focal point for a community that must chose between a three hundred-year-old woman and an uncertain future

Hardcover:

9780525935650 | E P Dutton, January 1, 1993, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Memphis Lee's restaurant becomes the focal point for a community that must chose between a three hundred-year-old woman and an uncertain future

Paperback:

9780452269293 | Reprint edition (Plume, January 1, 1993), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Memphis Lee's restaurant becomes the focal point for a community that must chose between a three hundred-year-old woman and an uncertain future

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Product Description: This collection features Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, voted Best Play of 1984-85 by the New York Drama Critics' Circle, Fences, winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and Joe Turner's Come and Gone, voted Best Play of 1987-88 by the New York Drama Critics' Circle. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780822936664 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, June 3, 1991, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This collection features Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, voted Best Play of 1984-85 by the New York Drama Critics' Circle, Fences, winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and Joe Turner's Come and Gone, voted Best Play of 1987-88 by the New York Drama Critics' Circle.

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In a jazz-era Chicago recording studio, musicians await the great blues diva.

Paperback:

9780452261136, titled "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: A Play in Two Acts" | Reissue edition (Plume, March 1, 1988), cover price $13.00
9780452256842, titled "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: A Play in Two Acts" | Plume, April 1, 1985, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: In a jazz-era Chicago recording studio, musicians await the great blues diva.

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