A Lesson Before Dying is a novel by Ernest J. Gaines that was first published in 1993.
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- Chapters 1–2
- Chapters 3–5
- Chapters 6–8
- Chapters 9–12
- Chapters 13–15
- Chapters 16–18
- Chapters 19–21
- Chapters 22–24
- Chapters 25–28
- Chapter 29: Jefferson’s Diary
- Chapters 30–31
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