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A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
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A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

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A Lesson before Dying - Ernest J. Gaines
Call Number: PS3557.A355 L47 1993
ISBN: 0679741666
A young teacher who returns to 1940s Cajun country 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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A Conversation with Ernest J. Gaines by Lawrence Bridges



National Public Radio's Bob Edwards interviews author Ernest Gaines.


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Anne Belk
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