A lesson before dying

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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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9780375702709
9781410425447
9780679414773
9781400077700
9780739323670
9780679741664
9780679455615
Reading Level:
UG
Level 4.4, 11 Points
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750L
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Grouping Title lesson before dying
Grouping Author gaines ernest j
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-13 23:42:07PM
Last Indexed 2018-08-14 00:08:22AM

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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 men -- Fiction, African American men -- Louisiana -- Fiction, Death row inmates -- Fiction, Death row inmates -- Louisiana -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Louisiana -- Fiction, Historical fiction, American, Large type books, Louisiana -- Fiction, Louisiana -- Race relations -- Fiction, Race relations -- Fiction
title_display A lesson before dying
title_full A Lesson Before Dying, A lesson before dying / by Ernest J. Gaines, A lesson before dying [sound recording] / Ernest J. Gaines, A lesson before dying [text (large print)] / Ernest J. Gaines
title_short A lesson before dying
title_sub
topic_facet African American Fiction, African American men, Death row inmates, Fiction, Friendship, Historical fiction, American, Large type books, Literature, Race relations