The Resource Seven guitars, August Wilson

Seven guitars, August Wilson

Label
Seven guitars
Title
Seven guitars
Statement of responsibility
August Wilson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the spring of 1948, in the still-cool evenings of Pittsburgh's Hill district, familiar sounds fill the air. A rooster crows. Screen doors slam. There's the laughter of friends gathered for a backyard card game rising just above the wail of a mother who has lost her son. And there's the sound of the blues, played and sung by young men and women with little more than a guitar in their hands and a dream in their hearts. August Wilson's Seven Guitars is the sixth chapter in the continuing theatrical saga that explores the hope, heartbreak, and heritage of the African-American experience in the twentieth century. The story follows a small group of friends who gather following the untimely death of Floyd "Schoolboy" Barton, a local blues guitarist on the edge of stardom. Together, they revisit his short life, reminisce about the good times they shared, and discover the unspoken passions and undying spirit that live within each of them
Member of
Awards note
New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play, 1996.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, August
Dewey number
812/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.I45677
LC item number
S48 1996
Literary form
dramas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Blues musicians
  • Hill District (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.)
  • Nineteen forties
Label
Seven guitars, August Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm33862372
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
107 pages
Isbn
9780525941965
Lccn
95050536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)33862372
Label
Seven guitars, August Wilson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm33862372
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
107 pages
Isbn
9780525941965
Lccn
95050536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)33862372

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