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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

by GAINES, ERNEST J

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

Michael Joseph 1973. First UK edition, octavo, black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, 252pp, VG (light bruising to spine extrems & board corners, light foxing & tanning to page edges, owner's name in ink to fep, light tanning to eps) in d/w, VG (moderate creasing to edges & corners with some surface loss, small water stain to top edge, light tanning to spine)

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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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Bookseller Inventory #
227476
Title
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Author
GAINES, ERNEST J
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Michael Joseph 1973
Keywords
biographical fiction literature novel modern first edition slavery American civil war

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