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Who wrote A Lesson Before Dying?
Last Updated: 1st March, 2020
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Considering this, wHEN WAS A Lesson Before Dying written?
Likewise, who published A Lesson Before Dying? Alfred A. Knopf
Accordingly, is a Lesson Before Dying based on a true story?
A Lesson Before Dying is Ernest J. Gaines' eighth novel, published in 1993. While it is a fictional work, it is loosely based on the true story of Willie Francis, a young black man sentenced to death by the electric chair twice in Louisiana, in 1945 and 1947.
What is the author's purpose in A Lesson Before Dying?
The novel chronicles Grant's role in Jefferson's mental and spiritual transformation from a person beaten down by the system, exhibiting apathy and anger, to a man with a sense of passion and purpose, exhibiting dignity and strength.