This Louisiana Thing That Drives Me(2009)
The Legacy of Ernest J. Gaines
A non fiction book by Wiley Cash
"'This Louisiana Thing That Drives Me': The Legacy of Ernest J. Gaines" is a new coffee table book that uses photographs and quotations from Gaines's fiction and essays to create a narrative of the land and people who inspired him, the literature he produced, and his ongoing legacy. There are 30 black and white photos, including archival photographs from the 1930s and photographs taken by Gaines in the 1960s, as well as 50 color photographs. The book includes an introduction by Gaines, an original poem by Wendell Berry, and short essays by authors Reggie Scott Young, Marcia Gaudet, and Wiley Cash. All royalties from the book will go to the Ernest J Gaines Center.
Used availability for Wiley Cash's This Louisiana Thing That Drives Me
September 2009 : USA Hardback