By Ernest J. Gaines
Ernest J. Gaines's 1993 novel A Lesson ahead of loss of life, received the nationwide booklet Critics Circle Award for fiction, used to be nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and used to be an Oprah publication membership choose. Gaines has been a MacArthur starting place fellow, provided the nationwide Humanities Medal, nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature, and inducted into the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters) as a Chevalier. He lives in Oscar, Louisiana together with his spouse.
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