A Lesson Before Dying: A Novel
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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A touching story about a kid about to die and the struggles of teaching him how to be a man. I felt like i was actually in the book towards the end. It was truly sad.
I found this book to be slow reading....poor character development. Annoying repetition. Didn't enjoy it! Kindle 12/25/2014