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A Lesson Before Dying
by Ernest J. Gaines

Overview - From the author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel. A young man who returns to 1940s Cajun country to teach visits a black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting.  Read more...

 
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Overview
From the author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel. A young man who returns to 1940s Cajun country to teach visits a black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780375702709
  • ISBN-10: 0375702709
  • Publisher: Vintage Books USA
  • Publish Date: October 1997
  • Page Count: 272

Series: Vintage Contemporaries

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