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The best-written novel on Southern race relations in over a decade Village Voice Riveting... it takes off like a shot and keeps your heart pounding right through to the final climax San Francisco Chronicle Gaines knows how to tell a story... He writes with humour, a strong sense of drama and a compassionate understanding of people who find themselves in opposing positions Washington Post --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Not. A. Fan. Slow moving book that harps on old themes that we all need to get past. No prolific thoughts, ideas, or movements will come from this sub-par piece of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Stephen
Beautifully written. Characters are vivid. Action moves at a good pace.Published 2 months ago by Song B
"Set on a Louisiana sugarcane plantation in the 1970s, A Gathering of Old Men is a powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ti
This is a beautifully written story that addresses race issues and the family dynamic in an era when many attempted to cling to the old ways. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Barbara B DiBlasi
I liked the perspective of story and how racial biases are so very hard to overcome. It's a life-long issue for many. Read morePublished 9 months ago by antoinette j. boyer