Suzan-Lori Parks - Author

About the Author

Suzan-Lori Parks is a playwright, songwriter, screenwriter and novelist. She was the recipient of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play Topdog/Underdog.

Featured books by Suzan-Lori Parks

Getting Mother's Body

Getting Mother's Body

Author: Suzan-Lori Parks Format: Ebook Release Date: 15/01/2008

Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parkss wildly original debut novel, Getting Mothers Body, follows pregnant, unmarried Billy Beede and her down-and-out family in 1960s Texas as they search for the storied jewels buriedor were they?with Billys fast-running, six-years-dead mother, Willa Mae. Getting Mothers Body is a true spiritual successor to the work of writers such as Zora Neale Hurston and Alice Walkerbut when it comes to bringing hard-luck characters to ingenious, uproarious life, Suzan-Lori Parks shares the stage with no one.From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Other books by Suzan-Lori Parks

Topdog/Underdog (NHB Modern Plays)

Topdog/Underdog (NHB Modern Plays)

Author: Suzan-Lori Parks Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/01/2020

A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity, winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Suzan-Lori Parks' play Topdog/Underdog tells the story of Lincoln and Booth, two brothers whose names were given to them as a joke, foretelling a lifetime of sibling rivalry and resentment. Haunted by the past, the brothers are forced to confront the shattering reality of their future.

The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA The Negro Book of the Dead

The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA The Negro Book of the Dead

Author: Suzan-Lori Parks Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/04/2019

The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA The Negro Book of the Dead by Suzan-Lori Parks

100 Plays for the First Hundred Days

100 Plays for the First Hundred Days

Author: Suzan-Lori Parks Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/06/2018

100 Plays for the First Hundred Days by Suzan-Lori Parks

Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

Author: Suzan-Lori Parks Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/09/2016

An epic dramatic trilogy set during the American Civil War, by one of America's leading playwrights. America, 1862, during the Civil War. Hero, a slave, is promised his freedom if he joins his master in the ranks of the Confederacy against the Union. In a nation at war with itself, he must fight against those striving to abolish slavery. The family he leaves behind debates whether to escape or await his return, and they fear that, for Hero, freedom is an empty promise that may come at a great cost. Suzan-Lori Parks' Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) received its UK premiere in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 2016, directed by Jo Bonney. The trilogy premiered at The Public Theater, New York, in 2014, was a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and won the Edward M Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History.

The Book of Grace

The Book of Grace

Author: Suzan-Lori Parks Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/03/2016

The Book of Grace by Suzan-Lori Parks

365 Days / 365 Plays

365 Days / 365 Plays

Author: Suzan-Lori Parks Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/11/2006

365 Days / 365 Plays by Suzan-Lori Parks

The Red Letter Plays

The Red Letter Plays

Author: Suzan-Lori Parks Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/12/2000

The Red Letter Plays by Suzan-Lori Parks

Venus

Venus

Author: Suzan-Lori Parks Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/04/1997

Venus by Suzan-Lori Parks

The America Play and Other Works

The America Play and Other Works

Author: Suzan-Lori Parks Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/11/1994

The America Play and Other Works by Suzan-Lori Parks

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