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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

What an extraordinarily moving book. I read it in one day, and sobbed for the last 30 pages. Grant Wiggins learns much from Jefferson, when he is supposed to be teaching him. They both learn something ... Read full review

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User Review  - rainpebble - LibraryThing

A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines; (4 1/2*) A Lesson Before Dying is set in a small town during the 1940s. It is the story of two black men; one wrongly accused of murder and the other ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hebephrene - LibraryThing

I read this because it was mentioned in a lecture at Warren Wilson dealing with narrative and was blown away. Devastated. People would use the idea of simple as perjorative and yet here it is the ... Read full review

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User Review  - dalzan - LibraryThing

Set in Southern America in the 1940’s. Jefferson, an innocent young black man, is wrongly accused of a crime and sentenced to death by the electric chair. In his trial, he is described as a ‘hog ... Read full review

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User Review  - lucybrown - LibraryThing

Powerful. More later. Read full review

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User Review  - lucybrown - LibraryThing

Powerful. More later. Read full review

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User Review  - lucybrown - LibraryThing

Powerful. More later. Read full review

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User Review  - grandpahobo - LibraryThing

A very powerful, beautifully told story. I only give five stars to books that I will never forget. Read full review

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User Review  - bjellis - LibraryThing

Beautifully written. Great character development, absolutely great writing. Read full review

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User Review  - ken1952 - LibraryThing

Ernest Gaines wonderful novel still moves me every time I read it. Moving and very powerful. Read full review


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