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

Authors: Murphy, Molly.
Call number: CD 813.54 Gaines MUR
Publisher: [Washington, DC] : National Endowment for the Arts, 2007.
Publication date: 2007.
Subject: American literature -- African American authors.
Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- Lesson before dying.
Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Series title: Big read.
Title: An introduction to A lesson before dying by Ernest J. Gaines [cd] : audio guide / written and produced by Molly Murphy and Dan Stone at the National Endowment for the Arts.
Physical description: 1 audio disc (28 min., 49 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer note: Narrated by Dana Gioia ; featuring Burl Cain, Ruby Dee, Ernest J. Gaines, Romulus Linney, Helen Prejean, Cicely Tyson, KenYatta Rogers, contributors.
Credits note: 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.
Notes: Readings of excerpts and critical analysis.
"The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts, developed in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest"--Container.
Compact disc.
Genre: Audiobooks.
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.
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
LCCN: 2008655666
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1202035
Bib No.: 1202035

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