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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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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
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About This Item

NY: The Dial Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Owner's name on the fep. Small stain on the right edge of the pages, affecting maybe 8 or 10 pages; looks as if a drop of coffee hit it. DJ is rubbed at the corners, with a closed tear at the lower right front corner. Unclipped. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 244 pages .

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
Robert's Bookshop US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
19587
Title
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Author
Gaines, Ernest J
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Dial Press
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1971
Keywords
Fiction

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