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A lesson before dying: A Novel

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"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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"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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African American men -- Louisiana -- Fiction
Death row inmates -- Louisiana -- Fiction
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Friendship -- Louisiana -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Louisiana -- Race relations -- Fiction
title_displayA lesson before dying
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A Lesson Before Dying A Novel [eBook] Gaines, Ernest J..
A lesson before dying / Ernest J. Gaines
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African American Fiction
African American men
Death row inmates
Family Life
Fiction
Friendship
Literature
Race relations