A LESSON BEFORE DYING. Ernest J. Gaines.
A LESSON BEFORE DYING

A LESSON BEFORE DYING

Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1998. Hardcover. Collector's Edition, signed by Ernest J. Gaines. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity and printed note from The Easton Press. Winner of the 1993 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, this novel is loosely based on the true story of Willie Francis (1929-47), a young black man sentenced to death by the electric chair in Louisiana. Octavo. Full green leather binding, with elaborate gilt stamping, four raised bands, moire silk endpapers, and a ribbon marker. A fine copy - as new, still sealed in the original shrink wrap. Fine. Item #70988

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