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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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ISBN:
9780679741664
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Gaines, Ernest J
Author:
Gaines, Ernest J.
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Louisiana
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Death row inmates
Subject:
Friendship -- Louisiana -- Fiction.
Subject:
African American men
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries
Series Volume:
v. V
Publication Date:
19970928
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.9 x 5.2 x .57 in .4375 lb

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