ERNEST GAINES

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Obituary

GAINES--Ernest J. The American Academy of Arts and Letters notes with sorrow the death of the writer of Louisiana who married the traditions of oral storytelling and literary narrative to illuminate the heritage of the African-American South.

Published in The New York Times on Nov. 7, 2019
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