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Of Love and Dust

Ernest J. Gaines - Fiction - 2012 - 288 pages
This is the story of Marcus: bonded out of jail where he has been awaiting trial for murder, he is sent to the Hebert plantation to work in the fields. There he encounters ...
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A Lesson Before Dying

Ernest J. Gaines - Study Aids - 2002 - 72 pages
A study guide to the popular novel offers a plot summary, a review quiz, and an examaination of important quotations, along with analysis of the key themes, motifs, characters ...
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A Lesson Before Dying: A Novel

Ernest J. Gaines - Fiction - 2004 - 260 pages
A Lesson Before Dying, is set in a small Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young black man, is an unwitting party to a liquor store shoot out in which three men ...
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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Ernest J. Gaines - Fiction - 2012 - 272 pages
"This is a novel in the guise of the tape-recorded recollections of a black woman who has lived 110 years, who has been both a slave and a witness to the black militancy of the ...
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Catherine Carmier

Ernest J. Gaines - Fiction - 2012 - 256 pages
By the author of A Lesson Before Dying and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, Catherine Carmier is a compelling love story set in a deceptively bucolic Louisiana ...
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Bloodline: Five Stories

Ernest J. Gaines - Fiction - 2012 - 256 pages
In these five stories, Gaines returns to the cane fields, sharecroppers' shacks, and decaying plantation houses of Louisiana, the terrain of his great novels A Gathering of Old ...
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A Gathering of Old Men

Ernest J. Gaines - Fiction - 2012 - 224 pages
Set on a Louisiana sugarcane plantation in the 1970s, A Gathering of Old Men is a powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands of ...
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Movements in Dignity: A Critical Examination of Selected Words by Ernest J ...

Lillie Anne Brown - 2008 - 167 pages
Ernest J. Gaines' work articulates the social, political, and economic position of society's most vulnerable citizens: the poor, voiceless, disenfranchised, and invisible. From ...
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