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manslaughter
used in A Lesson Before Dying

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Definition
unintentional killing of a person
  • There was always news coming back to the quarter about someone who had been killed or sent to prison for killing someone else: Snowball, stabbed to death at a nightclub in Port Allen; Claudee, killed by a woman in New Orleans; Smitty, sent to the state penitentiary at Angola for manslaughter.
    Chapter 8 (40% in)

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