"A Gathering of Old Men" by Ernest J. Gaines was first published in 1983. The story is set on a Louisiana cane plantation in the 1970s. The story of the novel explores the issue of racial discrimination and a bond which can't be usurped. The author, Ernest J. Gaines, was born on 15th of January, 1933, on the River Lake Plantation, in Oscar, Louisiana. Manuel and Adrienne Gaines, the author's parents, were the workers on the plantation. When Ernest was only eight years old, he started working on the plantation too. When he was nine years old, he was paid fifty cents a day for digging potatoes. Quick Guide: A Gathering of Old Men Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis
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|Size: ||370 KB|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781329072794 (DRM-EPUB)|
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