A Gathering of old Men

A Gathering of old Men

early in this elaquent novel.. a sheriff is summoned to a sugarcane plantation where he finds one young white woman, about eighteen old black men, and one dead Cajun farmer. The sheriff is sure he knows who killed the cajun although each of the men is toting a shotgun, only one of them could hit a coard door but threats and slaps fail to change their stories. Each one claims guilt, and

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