Thalia.de

A Lesson Before Dying

A Novel. Winner of: National Book Critics Circle Awards

A Lesson Before Dying , is set in a small Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young black man, is an unwitting party to a liquor store shoot out in which three men are killed; the only survivor, he is convicted of murder and sentenced to death. Grant Wiggins, who left his hometown for the university, has returned to the plantation school to teach. As he struggles with his decision whether to stay or escape to another state, his aunt and Jefferson's godmother persuade him to visit Jefferson in his cell and impart his learning and his pride to Jefferson before his death. In the end, the two men forge a bond as they both come to understand the simple heroism of resisting-and defying-the expected.
Ernest J. Gaines brings to this novel the same rich sense of place, the same deep understanding of the human psyche, and the same compassion for a people and their struggle that have informed his previous, highly praised works of fiction.
Rezension
"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
… weiterlesen
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Bezahlung bei Abholung

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 272
Erscheinungsdatum 01.12.1994
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-375-70270-9
Reihe Vintage Books
Verlag Random House LCC US
Maße (L/B/H) 203/135/18 mm
Gewicht 218
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
9,98
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort lieferbar
Versandkostenfrei
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Bezahlung bei Abholung

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 3404328
    A Lesson Before Dying
    von Ernest J. Gaines
    Buch
    7,98
  • 25463632
    A Lesson Before Dying
    von Ernest J. Gaines
    Buch
    9,99
  • 34910866
    The Life List
    von Lori Nelson Spielman
    (5)
    Buch
    6,99 bisher 9,70
  • 42413879
    All the Light We Cannot See
    von Anthony Doerr
    (2)
    Buch
    7,85 bisher 10,49
  • 29974749
    Me Before You
    von Jojo Moyes
    (6)
    Buch
    8,85 bisher 11,80
  • 43809866
    It Ends with Us
    von Colleen Hoover
    (1)
    Buch
    8,99 bisher 11,50
  • 4570744
    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    von Mark Haddon
    (7)
    Buch
    6,99
  • 40495717
    Here I Am
    von Jonathan Safran Foer
    (1)
    Buch
    9,99
  • 45047266
    Nutshell
    von Ian McEwan
    (2)
    Buch
    14,99
  • 40476149
    After You
    von Jojo Moyes
    Buch
    7,99
  • 44681417
    The Seven Sisters 03. The Shadow Sister
    von Lucinda Riley
    Buch
    13,95 bisher 16,49
  • 46005753
    Born a Crime
    von Trevor Noah
    Buch
    13,99
  • 46095035
    Born A Crime
    von Trevor Noah
    Buch
    14,99
  • 43943028
    After You
    von Jojo Moyes
    (1)
    Buch
    8,50 bisher 10,00
  • 45619451
    Two by Two
    von Nicholas Sparks
    Buch
    13,99
  • 35006002
    S.
    von J. J. Abrams
    (2)
    Buch
    27,99 bisher 38,90
  • 44871835
    Swing Time
    von Zadie Smith
    (2)
    Buch
    12,99
  • 15053199
    Silver Bay
    von Jojo Moyes
    (1)
    Buch
    7,99 bisher 9,99
  • 37162494
    Old Filth (Old Filth Trilogy 1)
    von Jane Gardam
    (1)
    Buch
    8,99
  • 11640077
    Dead Poets Society
    von Nancy H. Kleinbaum
    (1)
    Buch
    6,99

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

A Lesson Before Dying

A Lesson Before Dying

von Ernest J. Gaines

Buch
9,98
+
=
Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer

Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer

Film
9,99
+
=

für

19,97

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen