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  - Mike - Goodreads

King Hedley II is a decent play but doesn't strike me with the originality of the other plays in the cycle. It's nice to have some closure around the frayed and sudden ending of Seven Guitars but it ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Ann Adams - Goodreads

Typical August Wilson, but not my favorite---language is rough as were the times and culture of which he writes. 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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