9780452269293

Two Trains Running

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  • ISBN13:

    9780452269293

  • ISBN10:

    0452269296

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1993-01-01
  • Publisher: PENGIUN BOOKS
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Summary

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner August Wilson continues to explore the African-American experience. In Two Trains Running, Wilson evokes the changes wrought by the '60s on the regulars of a dingy Pittsburgh diner--survivors struggling to cope with the world and fighting back when they can.

Author Biography

August Wilson is a major American playwright whose work has been consistently acclaimed as among the finest of the American theater. His first play, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, won the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for best new play of 1984-85. His second play, Fences, won numerous awards for best play of the year, 1987, including the Tony Award, the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, the Drama Desk Award, and the Pulitzer Prize. Joe Turner's Come and Gone, his third play, was also voted best play of 1987-88 by the New York Drama Critics' Circle. In 1990, Wilson was awarded his second Pulitzer Prize for The Piano Lesson.

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