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A Lesson Before Dying

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A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
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Sep 28, 1997 | ISBN 9780375702709

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Praise

“This majestic, moving novel is an instant classic, a book that will be read, discussed and taught beyond the rest of our lives.” —Chicago Tribune

A Lesson Before Dying reconfirms Ernest J. Gaines’s position as an important American writer.” — Boston Globe

“Enormously moving. . . . Gaines unerringly evokes the place and time about which he writes.” —Los Angeles Times

“A quietly moving novel [that] takes us back to a place we’ve been before to impart a lesson for living.” —San Francisco Chronicle

Awards

National Book Critics Circle Awards WINNER

YALSA Best Books for Young Adults WINNER

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