A Lesson before Dying

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Books / Literature - Film/Video

Date & Time: Saturday, February 23, 2013
3:00 PM-6:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elementary, Middle School, High School, College, Adult, Elders
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Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
101 Auburn Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
Description: In collaboration with the 2013 Big Read, the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host a screening of the feature film adaptation of Ernest J. Gaines's novel, A Lesson before Dying, staring Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, and Mekhi Phifer. After the screening, Dr. Lawrence Jackson of Emory University will facilitate a lecture on the novel and the literary legacy of Ernest J. Gaines. Ernest J. Gaines's A Lesson before Dying offers a painful yet inspirational tale of institutional injustice and personal redemption and addresses the biggest theme possiblehow one affirms life in the face of death.
More Information: E-mail: aarl.program@fultoncountyga.gov
Entered by: Auburn Avenue Research Library Program

Created: January 15, 2013 at 3:00 PM

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