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The Resource A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines

A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines

Label
A lesson before dying
Title
A lesson before dying
Statement of responsibility
Ernest J. Gaines
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young illiterate African American man witnesses two black robbers kill a white store owner in Louisana in the late 1940s, and he is the one convicted
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1994.
  • BCALA Literary Award for Fiction, 1994.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 1993.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
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028694
Cataloging source
DLC
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1933-
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Gaines, Ernest J.
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • African American men
  • Death row inmates
  • Friendship
  • Louisiana
Target audience
adult
Label
A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm26012819
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780679414773
Lccn
92020335 //r932
System control number
()48974
Label
A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines
Publication
Control code
ocm26012819
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780679414773
Lccn
92020335 //r932
System control number
()48974

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