A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

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A Lesson Before Dying is Ernest J. Gaines' eighth novel, published in 1993. "A Lesson Before Dying" is a story of two African-American men scrabbling to attain their manhood in a deeply prejudiced community.

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The 1421st greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 24th on The Best Southern Novels of All Time (Oxford American)
  2. - National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction (National Book Critics Circle)

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