The Resource A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines

A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines

Label
A lesson before dying
Title
A lesson before dying
Statement of responsibility
Ernest J. Gaines
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the author of, A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel. Grant Wiggins, a college-educated man returns to 1940s Cajun, he visits and forms an unlikely bond with Jefferson, a young Black man convicted of murder and sentenced to death, for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting. Best Books for Young Teen Readers. In the 1940s in rural Louisiana, an uneducated African American man is sentenced to die for a crime he was incapable of committing
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaines, Ernest J.
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.A355
LC item number
L47 1994
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Vintage contemporaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American men
  • Death row inmates
  • Race relations
  • Friendship
  • Louisiana
Label
A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0903/93042201-s.html
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage contemporaries ed.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780785769811
Lccn
93042201
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm29389431
  • (OCoLC)29389431
  • 427973
  • 3192754
  • 3249113
  • 3249125
  • 3269444
  • 3282248
Label
A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0903/93042201-s.html
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage contemporaries ed.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780785769811
Lccn
93042201
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm29389431
  • (OCoLC)29389431
  • 427973
  • 3192754
  • 3249113
  • 3249125
  • 3269444
  • 3282248

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