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All of the characters in the play by August Wilson Fences experience a personal transformation over the course of the play. Description from I searched for this on

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Playwright August Wilson (April 27, 1945 – October 2, 2005) dropped out of school in the ninth grade but continued to educate himself by spending long hours reading at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Library.

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The Piano Lesson (August Wilson)

August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, is a Pulitzer prize winning play for drama. Description from I searched for this on

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February 2011 ~ August Wilson (1945-2005) was a writer and playwright from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Each of his plays represented a different aspect of black American life in different decades. Wilson won several awards for his writings including two Pulitzer Prizes for drama. His more known plays were Fences (1987), The Piano Lesson (1990), The Homecoming (1989), and Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (1984).

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Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in a 2010 production of August Wilson’s “Fences,” at the Cort Theater.

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August Wilson ~ playright, was born Frederick August Kittle Jr. in 1945... to honor his mother after his father's death, he changed his name in 1965... he died of liver cancer in 2005

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