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The Resource A gathering of old men, Ernest J. Gaines

A gathering of old men, Ernest J. Gaines

Label
A gathering of old men
Title
A gathering of old men
Statement of responsibility
Ernest J. Gaines
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set on a Louisiana sugar cane plantation in the 1970s, the book is a powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands of a black man
Summary
When Sheriff Mapes is summoned to a sugarcane plantation to find a dead Cajun farmer, he knows who committed the crime. Mapes finds himself powerless, however, when nearly 20 elderly black men confess to the murder. Can justice be served, or will the dead man's brutish father pass judgment his way?
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
028692
Cataloging source
OKI
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
A gathering of old men, Ernest J. Gaines
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
213 p.
Isbn
9780812469240
Isbn Type
(PFNL)
Lccn
91058064
System control number
(OCoLC)26377099
Label
A gathering of old men, Ernest J. Gaines
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
213 p.
Isbn
9780812469240
Isbn Type
(PFNL)
Lccn
91058064
System control number
(OCoLC)26377099

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