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Of Love and Dust

(1968)
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Ernest J. Gaines is best known for his prize-winning THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN, but OF LOVE AND DUST has equal power and fascination. It zeros in on an explosion in the making between two men, one black and one white, trapped in the vise of Southern back country prejudice.

When young Marcus is bonded out of jail, he is sent to the Hebert Plantation to work in the fields. He treats Sidney Bonbon, the Cajun overseer, with contempt and Bonbon retaliates by working him nearly to death. Marcus decides to take his revenge.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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May 1994 : USA Paperback
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Title: Of Love and Dust
Author(s): Ernest J Gaines
ISBN: 0-679-75248-X / 978-0-679-75248-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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March 1979 : USA Paperback
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Title: Of Love and Dust
Author(s): Ernest J Gaines
ISBN: 0-393-00914-9 / 978-0-393-00914-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
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June 1971 : UK Paperback
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Title: Of Love and Dust
Author(s): Ernest J Gaines
ISBN: 0-7221-3736-2 / 978-0-7221-3736-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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Audio Editions

July 1982 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Of Love And Dust
Author(s): Ernest J Gaines
ISBN: 0-7366-0516-9 / 978-0-7366-0516-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape, Inc.
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October 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Of Love and Dust (Vintage Contemporaries)
Author(s): Ernest J Gaines
Publisher: Vintage
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