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Ernest Gaines

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A Gathering of Old Men Summary

Set in Louisiana, the story of A Gathering of Old Men opens up after the recent murder of the Marshall Plantation’s boss, Beau Boutan. Candy Marshall, the plantation’s part owner and overseer, discovers his body. Having found the remains outside the residence of her virtual foster father Mathu, Candy suspects that the black man may have played a role in Boutan’s untimely demise, but she is nonetheless bound by loyalty...

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