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In My Father's House

Ernest J. Gaines - Fiction - 2012 - 224 pages
A story of a man brought to reckon with his buried past. Reverend Martin comes face to face with the sins of his youth in the person of Robert X, a young, unkempt stranger who ...
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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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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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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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A Lesson Before Dying

Romulus Linney - Drama - 2001 - 56 pages
THE STORY: Jefferson, an innocent young man, is condemned to death in backwoods Louisiana in 1948. At the trial his lawyer, trying to save his life, called him no more a human ...
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Literature Companion: A Lesson Before Dying

History World - Fiction - 2014
The book brought the author both name and fame. Gaines was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for the second time. The book was eventually recognized in American fiction after ...
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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Ernest J. Gaines - Fiction - 1972 - 246 pages
An old woman recalls her struggle against bigotry from her childhood during the Civil War to her participation in the twentieth-century civil rights demonstrations
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Mozart and Leadbelly: Stories and Essays

Ernest J. Gaines - Literary Collections - 2006 - 158 pages
A collection of short fiction and autobiographical essays from the award-winning author of A Lesson Before Dying includes five stories, set in Louisiana, that capture the joys ...
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Mozart and Leadbelly

Ernest J. Gaines - Literary Collections - 2007 - 192 pages
In this collection of stories and essays, the beloved author of the classic, best-selling novel A Lesson Before Dying shares the inspirations behind his books and his reasons ...
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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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