A Lesson Before Dying

By Durthy A. Washington; Ernest J. Gaines; Luke Daniels (Performed by)
(Brilliance Audio, Compact Disc, 9781455888184)

Publication Date: April 2012

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The CliffsNotes study guide on Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study guide was written with the assumption that you have read A Lesson Before Dying. Reading a literary work doesn t mean that you immediately grasp the major themes and devices used by the author; this study guide will help supplement your reading to be sure you get all you can from Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying. CliffsNotes Review tests your comprehension of the original text and reinforces learning with questions and answers, practice projects, and more. For further information on Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying, check out the CliffsNotes Resource Center at www.cliffsnotes.com. IN THIS AUDIOBOOK Learn about the Life and Background of the author Hear an Introduction to A Lesson Before Dying Explore themes, character development, and recurring images in the Critical Commentaries Learn new words from the Glossary at the end of each Chapter Examine in-depth Character Analyses Acquire an understanding of A Lesson Before Dying with Critical Essays Reinforce what you learn to further your study online at www.cliffsnotes.com.



About the Author
DURTHY A. WASHINGTON has published numerous articles, essays, and book reviews. She lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she currently serves as English Instructor and Writing Center Director at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Ernest J. Gaines is a writer-in-residence at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. His 1993 novel, A Lesson before Dying, won the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, and was an Oprah Book Club pick in 1997. In 2004, he was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Luke Daniels has narrated over 250 audiobooks, has been the grateful recipient of thirteen "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, and has earned three Audie nominations. His work ranges from Kerouac to Updike, Nora Roberts to Ed McBain, Dean Koontz to Philip K. Dick.
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