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Easton Press "A Lesson Before Dying" Ernest J. Gaines - Signed Limited Edition [Sealed]




 
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As New (Sealed). The condition is of the highest quality without any discernible flaws.

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Publisher: Easton Press
Binding: Full Genuine Leather
Edition: Signed Limited Edition of 1250
Dimensions: New (Sealed)

Stock Status:In Stock

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Product Code: 40131

Description SIGNATURE AUTHENTICITY
 
Personally signed by Ernest J. Gaines on a special title page.

Enhance your library with this luxurious leather bound heirloom from Easton Press. One of only 1250 signed limited editions available. A high quality book that also makes the perfect unique gift. Includes COA to guarantee signature authenticity. A uniquely signed collectible from Easton Press, accented with 22kt gold, and manufactured to last generations.

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 unformed his previous, highly praised works of fiction.



Condition
As New . Sealed. The condition is of the highest quality. Includes extra unattached bookplate for your own personalization.



Includes all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations


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