A Lesson Before Dying

by Gaines, Ernest J

A Lesson Before Dying was published in 1993 by author Ernest J. Gaines.

This novel provides a glimpse into the Jim Crow South between WWII and leading up to the Civil Rights movement of the 1960's. Grant is the only formally-educated black man in the area and is frustrated over the limitations set upon him because of the color of his skin, as well as the overwhelming obligations to use his knowledge to help his townspeople.

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A Lesson before Dying.

by Gaines, Ernest J.

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1993
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A LESSON BEFORE DYING.

by Gaines, Ernest J.

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1993
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Lesson Before Dying, A

by ERNEST J. GAINES

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A Lesson Before Dying

by Gaines Ernest J

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by Gaines, Ernest J

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by Gaines, Ernest J.

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by GAINES, Ernest J.

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A Lesson Before Dying

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A Lesson Before Dying

by Ernest J. Gaines

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New York: Knopf. A clean, sound, bright copy in like dust jacket, SIGNED by Gaines on title page. Thirteenth printing of the first edition of this incredibly popular novel by the author of "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pitman" and "Driving Miss Daisy". . Fine. Hardcover. Reprint. 13th. 1993.
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A LESSON BEFORE DYING

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