|提及的人：||Ernest J Gaines; Ernest J Gaines|
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.
|注意：||Readings of excerpts and critical analysis.|
|制作人员：||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.|
|演员名单:||Narrated by Dana Gioia ; featuring Burl Cain, Ruby Dee, Ernest J. Gaines, Romulus Linney, Helen Prejean, Cicely Tyson, KenYatta Rogers, contributors.|
|描述：||1 sound disc (28 min., 49 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|其他题名：||Lesson before dying|
|责任：||written and produced by Molly Murphy and Dan Stone at the National Endowment for the Arts.|
Discusses the theme and characters in Gaines's novel and includes excerpts from the book and background information on the author.