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A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines

Label
A lesson before dying
Title
A lesson before dying
Statement of responsibility
Ernest J. Gaines
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the author of, A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel. Grant Wiggins, a college-educated man returns to 1940s Cajun, he visits and forms an unlikely bond with Jefferson, a young Black man convicted of murder and sentenced to death, for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting. Best Books for Young Teen Readers: in the 1940s in rural Louisiana, an uneducated African American man is sentenced to die for a crime he was incapable of committing
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaines, Ernest J.
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.A355
LC item number
L47 1994
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American men
  • Death row inmates
  • Louisiana
  • Friendship
  • False imprisonment
  • Louisiana
Label
A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780679455615
System control number
  • 2177231-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2177231
  • (Sirsi) o54751577
  • (OCoLC)54751577
Label
A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780679455615
System control number
  • 2177231-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2177231
  • (Sirsi) o54751577
  • (OCoLC)54751577

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