Joe Turner Has Come and Gone

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Theatre Communications Group, Sep 1, 2007 - Drama - 86 pages
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When Herald Loomis arrives at a black Pittsburgh boardinghouse after seven years' impressed labor on Joe Turner's chain gang, he is a free man-in body.

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Review: Joe Turner's Come and Gone (The Century Cycle #2)

User Review  - Jessica Barkl - Goodreads

My schedule has not permitted my reading schedule to move forward, so, somehow I need to read the rest of the 10 plays this weekend...we'll see if I succeed. I re-read JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE this ... Read full review

Review: Joe Turner's Come and Gone (The Century Cycle #2)

User Review  - Jerry Daniels - Goodreads

To understand August Wilson's play, "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," one might need to have knowledge and an understanding of Black life at the beginning of the 20th century. Without that knowledge and ... 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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