ISBN: 9780375702709
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Set in a small Cajun community in the late 1940s, "A Lesson Before Dying" is an "enormously moving" ("Los Angeles Times") novel of one man condemned to die for a crime he did not commit and a young man who visits him in his cell. In the end, the two men forge a bond as they both come to understand the simple heroism of resisting--and defying--the expected. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction.

Product details

  • Publisher : Vintage; 1st edition (September 1, 1994)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 256 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9780375702709
  • ISBN-13 : 9780375702709
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