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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
A young illiterate African American man witnesses two black robbers kill a white store owner in Louisana in the late 1940s, and he is the one convicted
Summary
A young illiterate African American man witnesses two black robbers kill a white store owner in Louisana in the late 1940s, and he is the one convicted
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1994.
  • BCALA Literary Award for Fiction, 1994.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 1993.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
028694
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
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American men
  • Death row inmates
  • Friendship
  • Louisiana
Target audience
adult
Label
A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
337 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410425447
Isbn Type
(softcov. : lg. print)
Lccn
93026543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocm28422067
  • OCoLC
Label
A lesson before dying, Ernest J. Gaines
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
337 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410425447
Isbn Type
(softcov. : lg. print)
Lccn
93026543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocm28422067
  • OCoLC

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