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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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Grouped Work ID 4a5b50f7-5765-c26d-3acc-2ed2691267d1
Full title lesson before dying
Author gaines ernest j
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-02-20 04:19:32AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-23 04:21:48AM

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accelerated_reader_reading_level 4.4
author Gaines, Ernest J., 1933-
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display_description From the author of, A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel. Grant Wiggins, a college-educated man returns to 1940s Cajun, he visits and forms an unlikely bond with Jefferson, a young Black man convicted of murder and sentenced to death, for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting. Best Books for Young Teen Readers. In the 1940s in rural Louisiana, an uneducated African American man is sentenced to die for a crime he was incapable of committing.
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lexile_score 750
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primary_isbn 9780679741664
publishDate 1993, 1994
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series Vintage contemporaries
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subject_facet Accomplices -- Fiction, African American men -- Fiction, Death row inmates -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Louisiana -- Fiction, Louisiana -- Race relations -- Fiction, Race relations -- Fiction
title_display A lesson before dying
title_full A lesson before dying / Ernest J. Gaines
title_short A lesson before dying
topic_facet Accomplices, African American men, Death row inmates, Friendship, Race relations