The Internet Book List - Spread the word

Book Information: Joe Turner's Come and Gone

Joe Turner's Come and Gone (1988) [Play]
by August Wilson Rating: No votes (Rate!)
Reviews: None (show them) Review!

Summary (From the publisher):

When Herald Loomis arrives at a black Pittsburgh boardinghouse after seven years' impressed labor on Joe Turner's chain gang, he is a free man-in body. But the scars of his enslavement and a sense of inescapable alienation oppress his spirit still, and the seemingly hospitable rooming house seethes with tension and distrust in the presence of this tormented stranger. Loomis is looking for the wife he left behind, believing that she can help him reclaim his old identity. But through his encounters with the other residents he begins to realize that what he really seeks is his rightful place in a new world - and it will take more then the skills of the local "People Finder" to discover it...

Original title: Joe Turner's Come and Gone
Original languages: English


Genre: Drama and Plays

Edition #1: Joe Turner's Come and Gone

Joe Turner's Come and Gone (1988)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Search at Amazon!

Search at Powells!

Search at AbeBooks!

Manifested in:

Joe Turner's Come and Gone (1988)

ISBN: 0452260094

Add to my library

©Steven Jeffery /, 2017
Terms of Use