Mozart and Leadbelly
by Ernest Gaines
Publication Date: Oct 17, 2006
List Price: $12.95 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 192
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann and Pearson PLC
In this collection of stories and essays, the beloved author of the classic, best-selling novel A Lesson Before Dying shares the inspirations behind his books and his reasons for becoming a writer. Told in the simple and powerful prose that is a hallmark of his craft, these writings by Ernest J. Gaines faithfully evoke the sorrows and joys of rustic Southern life. From his depiction of his childhood move to California — a move that propelled him to find books that conjured the sights, smells, and locution of his native Louisiana home — to his description of the real-life murder case that gave him the idea for his masterpiece, this wonderful collection is a revelation of both man and writer.
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