A lesson before dying: A Novel

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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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9780679414773
9780375702709
9781400077700
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From the author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. 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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subject_facet African American -- FICTION, African American men -- Louisiana -- Fiction, Death row inmates -- Louisiana -- Fiction, Electronic books, Family Life -- FICTION, Friendship -- Louisiana -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Louisiana -- Race relations -- Fiction
title_display A lesson before dying
title_full A Lesson Before Dying, A Lesson Before Dying A Novel [eBook] Gaines, Ernest J.., A Lesson Before Dying A Novel [electronic resource] Gaines, Ernest J.., A lesson before dying / Ernest J. Gaines
title_short A lesson before dying
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet African American, African American Fiction, African American men, Death row inmates, Family Life, Fiction, Friendship, Literature, Race relations