A Lesson Before Dying
  • Author : Ernest J. Gaines
  • Release Date : 20 January 2004
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 13 : 9781400077700
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Download or read book entitled A Lesson Before Dying written by Ernest J. Gaines and published by Vintage online. This book was released on 20 January 2004 with total pages 272. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “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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