Joe Turner's Come and Gone

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Theatre Communications Group, 1988 - 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  - Lisa - Goodreads

Dense with a full picture of life for black people in a northern city in 1911. Lovely! Read full review

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

User Review  - Christopher - Goodreads

A play I had to read for a college course. It did hold my attention (it was short), but I would not read it again. Read full review


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About the author (1988)

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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