Gem of the ocean
|Format:||Print Book 2007|
|Availability:||Available at 24 Libraries 24 of 35 copies|
The first play in August Wilson's Century Cycle, his epic dramatisation of the African American experience in the twentieth century.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1904. Aunt Esther, the 285-year-old fiery matriarch of 1839 Wylie Avenue, sets Citizen Barlow, a young man from Alabama, on a soaring, lyrical journey of spiritual awakening.
This Theatre Communications Group edition includes a foreword by Phylicia Rashad, who created the role of Aunt Ester in the play's Broadway run.
'August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean is like a great and mighty ship riding the waves of history' Phylicia Rashad, from her Foreword
|Series||Wilson, August. Plays.|
African American neighborhoods
African Americans -- Drama.
Hill District (Pittsburgh, Pa.) -- Drama.
Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Drama.
|Publisher|| New York : St. Paul, MN :Theatre Communications Group ;2007
Distributed to the book trade by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution,
xxxi, 89 pages ; 23 cm.