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Set on a Louisiana sugarcane plantation in the 1970s, A Gathering of Old Men is a powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands of a black man.

"Poignant, powerful, earthy...a novel of Southern racial confrontation in which a group of elderly black men band together against whites who seek vengeance for the murder of one of their own."--Booklist

"A fine novel...there is a denouement that will shock and move readers as much as it does the characters."--Philadelphia Inquirer

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394725918
Author:
Gaines, Ernest
Publisher:
Vintage
Author:
Gaines, Ernest J.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Louisiana
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Blacks
Subject:
Afro-American farmers.
Subject:
Afro-American farmers -- Louisiana -- Fiction.
Subject:
African American farmers
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries
Series Volume:
no. 804
Publication Date:
1984
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8 x 5.1 x .6 in .4563 lb

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