Bloodline : Five Stories
by Ernest J. Gaines


Overview - In these five stories, Gaines returns to the cane fields, sharecroppers' shacks, and decaying plantation houses of Louisiana, the terrain of his great novels A Gathering of Old Men and A Lesson Before Dying . As rendered by Gaines, this country becomes as familiar, and as haunted by cruelty, suffering, and courage, as Ralph Ellison's Harlem or Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In these five stories, Gaines returns to the cane fields, sharecroppers' shacks, and decaying plantation houses of Louisiana, the terrain of his great novels A Gathering of Old Men and A Lesson Before Dying. As rendered by Gaines, this country becomes as familiar, and as haunted by cruelty, suffering, and courage, as Ralph Ellison's Harlem or Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County.

STORIES INCLUDE:

A Long Day in November

The Sky Is Gray

Three Men

Bloodline

Just Like a Tree

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780679781653
  • ISBN-10: 067978165X
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: November 1997
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 8.16 x 5.16 x 0.56 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.41 pounds

Series: Vintage Contemporaries

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