Fences
Fences
by August Wilson

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Fences is a very accessible play. It's a realistic drama that's both funny and heartbreaking. Though its characters are complex, they're quite easy to relate to. The dialogue manages to sound like everyday speech, while at the same time being incredibly beautiful and poetic. Fences is a great entry point for anyone looking to explore August Wilson's ten-play cycle.

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