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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman : A Novel by  Ernest J Gaines - Paperback - First  Edition - 1973 - from YesterYear Books (SKU: 050541)

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman : A Novel

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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman : A Novel

by Gaines, Ernest J

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  • Paperback
  • First
Condition
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ISBN 10
0718110951
ISBN 13
9780718110956
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London: Michael Joseph, 1973. Good ex-library copy with the usual markings and a 'Withdrawn' stamp to title page. Novel which tells the life story of a black girl born in slavery on a Louisiana plantation who is freed at the end of the American Civil War and lives for one hundred more years to see the second emancipation. Generally clean copy in an unclipped d/w - 252 pages. Next post dispatch. . First Edition. Hard Back. Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex Library.

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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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YesterYear Books GB (GB)
Seller Inventory #
050541
Title
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman : A Novel
Author
Gaines, Ernest J
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0718110951
ISBN 13
9780718110956
Publisher
Michael Joseph
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1973
Keywords
.jpg NOVEL
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction / Author G;
Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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