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August Wilson's Two trains running.

Author: August Wilson
Publisher: London : Samuel French, [2015] ©2015
Series: Samuel French acting edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English
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"This is the 1960s chapter of the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright's decade by decade saga of ordinary African Americans in this turbulent century. It takes place in Memphis Lee's coffee shop in a Pittsburgh neighborhood that is on the brink of economic development. Focus is on the characters who hang out there: a local sage, an elderly man who imparts the secrets of life as learned from a 322 year old sage, an ex  Read more...
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Genre/Form: American drama
Historical drama
Drama
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: August Wilson
ISBN: 9780573704765 0573704767
OCLC Number: 925506354
Notes: Drama.
Cast: 6 males, 1 female.
Awards: Winner of the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Description: 98 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Samuel French acting edition.
Other Titles: Two trains running

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"This is the 1960s chapter of the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright's decade by decade saga of ordinary African Americans in this turbulent century. It takes place in Memphis Lee's coffee shop in a Pittsburgh neighborhood that is on the brink of economic development. Focus is on the characters who hang out there: a local sage, an elderly man who imparts the secrets of life as learned from a 322 year old sage, an ex con, a numbers runner, a laconic waitress who slashed her legs to keep men away, and a retarded man who was once cheated out of a ham. With Chekhovian obliqueness, the author reveals simple truths, hopes and dreams, creating a microcosm of an era and a community on the brink of change."--

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