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A Lesson Before Dying


Book Description
Oprah Book ClubŪ Selection, September 1997: In a small Cajun community in 1940s Louisiana, a young black man is about to go to the electric chair for murder. A white shopkeeper had died during a robbery gone bad; though the young man on trial had not been armed and had not pulled the trigger, in that time and place, there could be no doubt of the verdict or the penalty.

"I was not... More
Book Information
PublisherPerfection Learning
BindingHardcover (27 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
ISBN-100780752880
ISBN-13978-0780752887
Publication Date09/01/1997
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About Ernest J. Gaines (Author) : Ernest J. Gaines is a published author of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Ernest J. Gaines include Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, A Lesson Before Dying, A Lesson Before Dying:... more
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