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Author Murphy, Molly.

Title An introduction to A lesson before dying by Ernest J. Gaines [sound recording] : audio guide / written and produced by Molly Murphy and Dan Stone at the National Endowment for the Arts.

Imprint [Washington, DC] : National Endowment for the Arts, [2008], c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Audiobook CD    813 Gaines,E MUR    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Audiobook CD    813 Gaines,E MUR    Available
Description 1 sound disc (28 min., 49 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 002849
Series The big read
Big read.
Note Compact disc.
"July 2008"--Container.
Readings of excerpts and critical analysis.
Credits Music credits : excerpts from Amazing grace, Guitar man, John Henry, Piedmont Medley, and Were you there? performed by Cephas and Wiggins, from Masters of the Piedmont blues (2002) ; excerpts from Moanin', Leaving blues, Let it shine on me, and Cotton fields performed by Lead Belly, from Where did you sleep last night? : Lead Belly legacy. Vol. 1 (1996) ; Death is awful sung by Dock Reed and Vera Hall Ward, from Negro folk music of Alabama. Vol. 5, Spirituals (1956) ; original sound effects by Brent Finley at Sonic Magic Studios, Culver City, CA ; other sound effects recorded live at Angola State Penitentiary.
Performer Narrated by Dana Gioia ; featuring Burl Cain, Ruby Dee, Ernest J. Gaines, Romulus Linney, Helen Prejean, Cicely Tyson, KenYatta Rogers, contributors.
Subject Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- Lesson before dying.
Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- -- Criticism and interpretation.
American literature -- African American authors.
Added Author Gioia, Dana. Narrator.
Cain, Burl.
Dee, Ruby.
Gaines, Ernest J., 1933-
Linney, Romulus, 1930-2011-
Prejean, Helen.
Tyson, Cicely.
Rogers, KenYatta.
Stone, Dan.
National Endowment for the Arts.
Added Title Lesson before dying

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