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Mozart and Leadbelly

Mozart and Leadbelly

Ernest J. Gaines Reggie Young Marcia G. Gaudet
3.8/5 (118 ratings)
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.
Language
English
Pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage
Release
October 17, 2006
ISBN
1400096456
ISBN 13
9781400096459

Mozart and Leadbelly

Ernest J. Gaines Reggie Young Marcia G. Gaudet
3.8/5 (118 ratings)
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.
Language
English
Pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage
Release
October 17, 2006
ISBN
1400096456
ISBN 13
9781400096459

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