A lesson before dying

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From the author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel. A young man who returns to 1940s Cajun country to teach visits a black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting.
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title_displayA lesson before dying
title_fullA Lesson Before Dying
A lesson before dying / Ernest J. Gaines
A lesson before dying [sound recording] / Ernest J. Gaines
title_shortA lesson before dying
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Death row inmates
Fiction
Friendship
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Race relations
Trials (Murder)