Of Love and Dust

Of Love and Dust

Author: Ernest J. Gaines

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9780307830357

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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This is the story of Marcus: bonded out of jail where he has been awaiting trial for murder, he is sent to the Hebert plantation to work in the fields. There he encounters conflict with the overseer, Sidney Bonbon, and a tale of revenge, lust and power plays out between Marcus, Bonbon, BonBon's mistress Pauline, and BonBon's wife Louise.
Of Love and Dust
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Ernest J. Gaines
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-24 - Publisher: Vintage

This is the story of Marcus: bonded out of jail where he has been awaiting trial for murder, he is sent to the Hebert plantation to work in the fields. There he encounters conflict with the overseer, Sidney Bonbon, and a tale of revenge, lust and power plays out between
Conversations with Ernest Gaines
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Ernest J. Gaines
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

The African American author discusses his life, his work, and the prejudices he experienced living in the Southern United States
Race Mixing
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Suzanne W. Jones
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-02-15 - Publisher: JHU Press

In the southern United States, there remains a deep need among both black and white writers to examine the topic of race relations, whether they grew up during segregation or belong to the younger generation that graduated from integrated schools. In Race Mixing, Suzanne Jones offers insightful and provocative readings
Voices from the Quarters
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: Mary Ellen Doyle
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-08-01 - Publisher: LSU Press

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title “Who will write about the way my people talk, the way my people sing?” Mary Ellen Doyle gathers and makes audible the voices arising from all of Ernest J. Gaines’s fiction to date—the indelible characters who inhabit the author’s lifelong inspirational territory: the bayous, cane
Heat And Dust
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-06 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The beautiful, spoiled and bored Olivia, married to a civil servant, outrages society in the tiny, suffocating town of Satipur by eloping with an Indian prince. Fifty years later, her step-granddaughter goes back to the heat, the dust and the squalor of the bazaars to solve the enigma of Olivia's