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An introduction to A lesson before dying by Ernest J. Gaines : audio guide

Author: Molly MurphyDana GioiaBurl CainRuby DeeErnest J GainesAll authors
Publisher: [Washington, DC] : National Endowment for the Arts, 2007.
Series: Big read.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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Discusses the theme and characters in Gaines's novel and includes excerpts from the book and background information on the author.
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Audiobooks
Talking books
Named Person: Ernest J Gaines; Ernest J Gaines
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Molly Murphy; Dana Gioia; Burl Cain; Ruby Dee; Ernest J Gaines; Romulus Linney; Helen Prejean; Cicely Tyson; KenYatta Rogers; Dan Stone; National Endowment for the Arts.
OCLC Number: 277274818
Notes: Readings of excerpts and critical analysis.
Credits: Music credits : excerpts from Amazing grace, Guitar man, John Henry, Piedmont Medley, and Were you there? performed by Cephas and Wiggins, from Masters of the Piedmont blues (2002) ; excerpts from Moanin', Leaving blues, Let it shine on me, and Cotton fields performed by Lead Belly, from Where did you sleep last night? : Lead Belly legacy. Vol. 1 (1996) ; Death is awful sung by Dock Reed and Vera Hall Ward, from Negro folk music of Alabama. Vol. 5, Spirituals (1956) ; original sound effects by Brent Finley at Sonic Magic Studios, Culver City, CA ; other sound effects recorded live at Angola State Penitentiary.
Cast: Narrated by Dana Gioia ; featuring Burl Cain, Ruby Dee, Ernest J. Gaines, Romulus Linney, Helen Prejean, Cicely Tyson, KenYatta Rogers, contributors.
Description: 1 audio disc (28 min., 49 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Compact disc.
Series Title: Big read.
Other Titles: Lesson before dying
Responsibility: written and produced by Molly Murphy and Dan Stone at the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Discusses the theme and characters in Gaines's novel and includes excerpts from the book and background information on the author.

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