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A Gathering of Old Men Hardcover – 1 September 1983

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  • Hardcover : 213 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0394514688
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0394514680
  • Product Dimensions : 15.24 x 1.91 x 22.23 cm
  • Publisher : Alfred a Knopf Inc (1 September 1983)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 147 ratings

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isiana sugarcane plantation in the 1970s, <b>A Gathering of Old Men</b> is a powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands of a black man. <br><br>"Poignant, powerful, earthy...a novel of Southern racial confrontation in which a group of elderly black men band together against whites who seek vengeance for the murder of one of their own."--<i>Booklist</i><br><br>"A fine novel...there is a denouement that will shock and move readers as much as it does the characters."--<i>Philadelphia Inquirer</i><br><br><br><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>