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Ernest J. Gaines


Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19891208

Ernest J. Gaines reads from his collection of short stories, Bloodline, and discusses place, race, and the past, topics he refers to as obsessions of Southern writers. He also talks about his improbable life, which started on a Louisiana plantation. A 1998 program with Ernest J. Gaines is also available in our audio archives.

| Subject Matter: African American History, The South, Race | Interview Year: 1989 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award |

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