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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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A Gathering of Old Men

Ernest J. Gaines - Fiction - 1992 - 213 pages
The murder of a white Cajun farmer named Boutan unleashes a fury of buried hatred and defiance, as Sheriff Mapes tries to indentify the killer and prevent revenge
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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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In My Father's House

Ernest J. Gaines - Fiction - 2012 - 224 pages
A compelling novel of a man brought to reckon with his buried past. In St. Adrienne, a small black community in Louisiana, Reverend Phillip Martin—a respected minister and ...
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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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Bloodline: Five Stories

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

Ernest J. Gaines - Fiction - 2015 - 32 pages
A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection The fish are nearly jumping in the bayous of Louisiana, but hoodoo magic is just as easy to find. And one day, Bobby’s ...
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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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CliffsNotes on Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying

Durthy A. Washington - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 60 pages
This CliffsNotes guide includes everything you’ve come to expect from the trusted experts at CliffsNotes, including analysis of the most widely read literary works.
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