King Hedley the Second

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Theatre Communications Group, 2007 - Drama - 115 pages
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A petty thief named King returns after seven years in prison to the devastation of Reaganomics.

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Review: King Hedley II (The Century Cycle #9)

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

I've been spending the year reading Wilson's Century Cycle. I decided to read them in the order they take place, not the order they were written. This may have been a dumb decision. It turns if I had ... Read full review

Review: King Hedley II (The Century Cycle #9)

User Review  - Bj - Goodreads

It's set in 1985 and tells the story of an ex-con in post-Reagan Pittsburgh trying to rebuild his life. Very bleak, chaotic...everyone has his own rules...lots of selfishness. Urban America at the nadir. Read full review


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August Wilson is the most influential and successful African American playwright writing today. He is the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Fences, The Piano Lesson, King Hedley II, Ma Rainy's Black Bottom, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Seven Guitars, Two Trains Running, Jitney and Radio Golf. His plays have been produced all over the world.

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