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A Lesson Before Dying: A Novel

Authors: Gaines, Ernest J.
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC045000, FIC049000
ISBN: 9781400077700, Related ISBNs: 0375402586, 0375702709, 0517269198, 0679414770, 0679455612
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 272,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

“This majestic, moving novel is an instant classic, a book that will be read, discussed and taught beyond the rest of our lives.”—Chicago Tribune

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, A Lesson Before Dying is a deep and compassionate novel about a young man who returns to 1940s Cajun country to visit a black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting.

From the critically acclaimed author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.



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