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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN

by GAINES, Ernest J

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About This Item

NY: Dial, 1971. First printing. 8vo, pp. x, 245. Paper over boards. Clipping about the book laid in. Edges slightly soiled, o/w a nice copy in little scuffed nicked dj. A novel about a black slave in Louisiana written like an oral history.

Synopsis

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman is a 1971 novel by Ernest J. Gaines. The book was made into an award-winning television movie in 1973. The film holds importance as one of the first films to deal with African-American characters with depth and sympathy. It preceded the ground-breaking television miniseries Roots by four years. The story depicts the struggles of African Americans as seen through the eyes of the narrator, a woman named Jane Pittman.

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Bookseller
Second Life Books Inc US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
53126
Title
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN
Author
GAINES, Ernest J
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First printing
Publisher
Dial
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1971

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About Second Life Books Inc

Established on 1972, we sell used and rare books. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Assoc. of America, the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers and the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Booksellers .

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soiled
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