From the author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel. A young man who lives in 1940s Cajun country to teach visits a black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of... read more
“"Tell Nannan I walked."”Jefferson
“"Corn, thats what hogs eat."”- Jefferson
“"Good by mr wigin tell them im strong tell them im a man"”Jefferson
“''Am I supposed to tell someone how to die who has never lived?''”Matthew Antoine
“I want you to show them the difference between what you think you are and what you can be.”
“"I was there, but i was not there."”jefferson
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