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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
The murder of a white Cajun farmer named Boutan unleashes a fury of buried hatred and defiance, as Sheriff Mapes tries to indentify the killer and prevent revenge at the hands of a black man. Set on a Louisiana sugarcane plantation in the 1970s, A Gathering of Old Men is a powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands of a black man. Poignant, powerful, earthy...a novel of Southern racial confrontation in which a group of elderly black men band together against whites who seek vengeance for the murder of one of their own. A fine novel...there is a denouement that will shock and move readers as much as it does the characters
Cataloging source
OKI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaines, Ernest J.
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.A355
LC item number
G3 1992
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African American farmers
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Racism
  • Louisiana
Label
A gathering of old men, Ernest J. Gaines
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
26377099
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed
Extent
213 p.
Isbn
9780679738909
Lccn
91058064
System control number
(OCoLC)26377099
Label
A gathering of old men, Ernest J. Gaines
Publication
Control code
26377099
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed
Extent
213 p.
Isbn
9780679738909
Lccn
91058064
System control number
(OCoLC)26377099

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