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Wilson, August

Summary: The protagonist of Fences (part of Wilsons ten-part Pittsburgh Cycle plays), Troy Maxson, is a strong man, a hard man. He has had to be to survive. Troy Maxson has gone through life in an America where to be proud and black is to face pressures that could crush a man, body and soul. But the 1950s are yielding to the new spirit of liberation in the 1960s, a spirit that is changing the world Troy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812 WIL

Wilson, August.

Contents: Ma Rainey's black bottom -- Fences -- Joe Turner's come and gone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Pittsburgh Press 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812.54 WIL

Summary: In 1950s Pittsburgh, a Black garbage collector named Troy Maxson--bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues--is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FEN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FEN

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FEN RATED PG13

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE FEN

Copies Available at Interlochen

2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Movie Fences 2017