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Who does Vivian think is in love with Grant?

Irene Cole

1

What day is the execution to take place?

Friday 4/8

2

Where does Jefferson receive visitors outside of his cell?

Day room

3

What was the topic of the play the children put on?

Nativity

4

What was the name of the young deputy who was friendly toward Grant and Jefferson?

Paul

5

Who does the sheriff call "Professor"?

Grant

6

What was the religion of Grant's girlfriend?

Catholicism

7

What was the name of the bar that Grant frequents?

Rainbow club

8

Who owns the big house that used to be the center of the plantation?

Henri Pichot

9

What was the name of Grant's girlfriend?

Vivian

10

Who does Grant live with?

Tante Lou

11

Where is the school located?

In a church

12

What is the only word from the trial that Miss Emma remembers?

Hog

13

What is Grant's profession?

Teacher

14

What war had just ended a few years prior to the time of the novel?

World War II

15

How many cell mates did Jefferson have?

None

16

Who was "the bravest man" at the execution?

Jefferson

17

Who was the great early bluesman who recorded "boogie chillen" ?

John Lee Hooker

18

Who was the African American baseball player who broke the color barrier in 1946 and layer for the Brooklyn Dogers?

Jackie Robinson

19

Why does the Reverend and Miss Emma hate the radio Grant gave Jefferson?

Sin music

20

Besides the radio - what is the other main gift that Grant gives to Jefferson?

Notebook and pencil

21

Who tells Grant that he (Grant) is not educated?

Reverend Ambrose

22

Who speaks badly of Jefferson at the bar and thus aggravates Grant?

Mutates brick layer

23

Who was the great African American heavy-weight boxer who was idolized in the community during Grant's youth?

Joe Louis

24

What was the number one pop song - that was actually a western song - in 1948 which was sung by Vaughn Monroe?

Ghost riders in the sky