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August Wilsons the Piano Lesson

August Wilson

Published September 1st 2015
ISBN : 9780573704741
Paperback
110 pages
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Winner! 1990 Pulitzer Prize for DramaWinner! 1990 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding New PlayNominee! 1990 Tony Award, Best PlayNominee! 2013 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Revival of a PlayNominee! 2013 Drama League Award, Outstanding Revival ofMoreWinner! 1990 Pulitzer Prize for DramaWinner! 1990 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding New PlayNominee! 1990 Tony Award, Best PlayNominee! 2013 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Revival of a PlayNominee! 2013 Drama League Award, Outstanding Revival of a PlayIt is 1936 and Boy Willie arrives in Pittsburgh from the South in a battered truck loaded with watermelons to sell. He has an opportunity to buy some land down home, but he has to come up with the money right quick. He wants to sell an old piano that has been in his family for generations, but he shares ownership with his sister and it sits in her living room. She has already rejected several offers because the antique piano is covered with incredible carvings detailing the familys rise from slavery. Boy Willie tries to persuade his stubborn sister that the past is past, but she is more formidable than he anticipated.