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Autobiography Of Miss Jane Pittman

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Fictional biography of a Black slave, who lived for 100 years after the Civil War.
A Gathering Of Old Men
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|June 30, 1992

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A powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands of a black man--set on a Louisiana sugarcane plantation in the 1970s. The Village Voice called A Gathering of Old Men “the best-written novel on Southern race…
In My Father's House
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|June 30, 1992

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A compelling novel of a man brought to reckon with his buried past... In St. Adrienne, a small black community in Louisiana, Reverend Phillip Martin—a respected minister and civil rights leader—comes face to face with the sins of his youth in the…
Bloodline: Five Stories
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|October 28, 1997

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In these five stories, Ernest Gaines returns to the cane fields, sharecroppers' shacks, and decaying plantation houses of Louisiana, the terrain of his great novels A Gathering of Old Men and A Lesson Before Dying . As rendered by Gaines, this country becomes as…
The Tragedy Of Brady Sims
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|August 29, 2017

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A courthouse shooting leads a young reporter to uncover the long story of race and power in his small town and the relationship between the white sheriff and the black man who "whipped children" to keep order—in the final novella by the beloved Ernest J.…
The Autobiography Of Miss Jane Pittman
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|March 1, 2013

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Lesson Before Dying
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|September 1, 1997

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Set in a small Cajun community in the late 1940s, "A Lesson Before Dying" is an "enormously moving" ("Los Angeles Times") novel of one man condemned to die for a crime he did not commit and a young man who visits him in his cell. In the end, the two men forge a…
A Long Day in November
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|December 13, 2013

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One morning, six-year old Sonny is awoken by his crying mother, who tells him that, come tomorrow morning, they are leaving to go to Gran'mom's" house-without Sonny's father, Eddie. Later that morning, Sonny witnesses a fight between his parents, which…
Of Love And Dust
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|May 31, 1994

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“A serious, powerful novel…[Gaines] is a writer of terrific energy.”— The Nation This is the story of Marcus: bonded out of jail where he has been awaiting trial for murder, he is sent to the Hebert plantation to work in the fields. There…
Catherine Carmier
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|March 31, 1993

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A compelling debut love story set in a deceptively bucolic Louisiana countryside, where blacks, Cajuns, and whites maintain an uneasy coexistence--by the award-winning author of A Lesson Before Dying and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman . After living in…
Navigating The Fiction Of Ernest J. Gaines: A Roadmap For Readers

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One of the South?s most revered writers, Ernest J. Gaines attracts both popular and academic audiences. Gaines?s unique literary style, depiction of the African American experience, and celebration of the rural South?s oral tradition have brought him critical…
Ernest J. Gaines: Conversations
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|April 29, 2019

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