Ernest Gaines


Ernest Gaines
A Lesson Before Dying: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) By Ernest J. Gaines Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375702709
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Published: Vintage - September 28th, 1997

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER A deep and compassionate novel about a young man who returns to 1940s Cajun country to visit a black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting.


A Gathering of Old Men (Vintage Contemporaries) By Ernest J. Gaines Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679738909
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Published: Vintage - June 30th, 1992

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 relations in over a decade.”


Mozart and Leadbelly: Stories and Essays (Vintage Contemporaries) By Ernest J. Gaines Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400096459
Published: Vintage - October 17th, 2006

The beloved author of the classic, best-selling novel A Lesson Before Dying shares the inspirations behind his books and his reasons for becoming a writer in this collection of stories and essays.

Told in the simple and powerful prose that is a hallmark of his craft, these writings by Ernest J. Gaines faithfully evoke the sorrows and joys of rustic Southern life.


The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman By Ernest J. Gaines Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780553263572
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Published: Bantam - July 1st, 1982

"This is a novel in the guise of the  tape-recorded recollections of a black woman who has  lived 110 years, who has been both a slave and a  witness to the black militancy of the 1960's.