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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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Very slight sunning at top edge; very nice.
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About This Item

New York:: The Dial Press,, 1971.. First edition; uncorrected galley proofs, with publication date and price added by hand to front wrappers.. publisher's printed wrappers.. Very slight sunning at top edge; very nice.. Tall 8vo,. Publisher's TLS laid in.

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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Details

Bookseller
Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
23179
Title
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.
Author
GAINES, Ernest J
Format/binding
Publisher's printed wrappers.
Book condition
Used - Very slight sunning at top edge; very nice.
Edition
First edition; uncorrected galley proofs, with publication date
Publisher
The Dial Press,
Place of Publication
New York:
Date published
1971.
Pages
171 pp.
Size
Tall 8vo,

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All books are returnable within ten days if returned in the same condition as sent. New York residents please add 8% sales tax. All items guaranteed. Members ABAA, ILAB.

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Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books

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