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A gathering of old men
Gaines, Ernest J.
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Summary: Set on a Louisiana sugarcane plantation in the 1970s,A Gathering of Old Menis a powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands of a black man. "Poignant, powerful, earthy...a novel of Southern racial confrontation in which a group of elderly black men band together against whites who seek vengeance for the murder of one of their own."--Booklist "A fine novel...there is a denouement that will shock and move readers as much as it does the characters."--Philadelphia Inquirer From the Trade Paperback edition.


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