The Resource A lesson before dying, by Romulus Linney based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines ; directed by Nick Olcott, (electronic resource)

A lesson before dying, by Romulus Linney based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines ; directed by Nick Olcott, (electronic resource)

Label
A lesson before dying
Title
A lesson before dying
Statement of responsibility
by Romulus Linney based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines ; directed by Nick Olcott
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
Based on Ernest J. Gaines' National Book Critics Circle Award-winning novel, A Lesson Before Dying is set in a small Louisiana Cajun community in the late 1940's. Jefferson, a young illiterate black man, is falsely convicted of murder and is sentenced to death. Grant Wiggins, the plantation schoolteacher, agrees to talk with the condemned man. The disheartened Wiggins had once harbored dreams of escaping from his impoverished youth, yet he returned to his home town after university, to teach children whose lives seemed as unpromising as Jefferson's. The two men forge a bond as they come to understand what it means to resist and defy one's own fate. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Rick Foucheux, Keith Glover, Jamahl Marsh, Linda Powell, Jefferson A. Russell, Jerry Whiddon and Beatrice Winde
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-2011
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Linney, Romulus
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Starring Rick Foucheux, Keith Glover, Jamahl Marsh, Linda Powell, Jefferson A. Russell, Jerry Whiddon, Beatrice Winde
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gaines, Ernest J.
  • Olcott, Nick
  • Foucheux, Rick
  • Glover, Keith
  • Marsh, Jamahl
  • Powell, Linda
  • Russell, Jefferson A
  • Whiddon, Jerry
  • Winde, Beatrice
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American men
  • Death row inmates
  • Race relations
  • Friendship
  • Louisiana
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
A lesson before dying, by Romulus Linney based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines ; directed by Nick Olcott, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT10764578
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Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 24 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781580814706
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10764578
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A lesson before dying, by Romulus Linney based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines ; directed by Nick Olcott, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10764578
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 24 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781580814706
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10764578
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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