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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by  Ernest J Gaines - First Edition - 1971 - from Acorn Books (SKU: 012619)

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

by Gaines, Ernest J

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New York: Dial, 1971. Book. VG+. Hardcover. First Edition. First printing. POI to FEP, otherwise a VG+ copy in a VG price-clipped dust jacket.Basis for the 1974 TV film directed by John Korty and starring Cicely Tyson, Eric Brown and Richard Dysart. Scarce..

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
Acorn Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
012619
Title
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Author
Gaines, Ernest J
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - VG+
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Dial
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1971
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