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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
In the 1940s in rural Louisiana, an uneducated African American man is sentenced to die for a crime he was incapable of committing
Member of
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaines, Ernest J.
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.A355
LC item number
L47 1994
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Vintage contemporaries
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  • African American men
  • Death row inmates
  • Race relations
  • Louisiana
  • Friendship
Target audience
adult
Label
A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm29389431
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage contemporaries ed.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780785769811
Lccn
93042201
System control number
(OCoLC)29389431
Label
A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines
Publication
Control code
ocm29389431
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage contemporaries ed.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780785769811
Lccn
93042201
System control number
(OCoLC)29389431

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