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A Lesson Before Dying

Ernest J. Gaines

A Lesson Before Dying is set in a small Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young black man, is an unwitting party to a liquor store shoot out in which three men are killed; the only survivor, he is convicted of murder and sentenced to death. Grant Wiggins, who left his hometown for the university, has returned to the plantation school ...
Publish Date
1994-09-01T00:00:00.000Z
1994-09-01T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 1993
Goodreads rating
3.96
ISBN
9780375702709
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