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The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman [by] Ernest J. Gaines by  Ernest J Gaines - First Edition - 1971 - from ThriftBooks (SKU: 517423146)

The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman [by] Ernest J. Gaines

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The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman [by] Ernest J. Gaines

by Gaines, Ernest J

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The Dial Press, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket in acceptable condition. First edition. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Previous owner's signature on front page. Small piece of front dust jacket torn away at lower right hand corner. Vertical one and a half inch tear on reverse dust jacket. Binding is sound. Pages are intact and are otherwise free of marks. A great success upon its release, this moving and profound work tells the story of Jane Pittman, a woman born into slavery shortly before the Civil War and lives on through the Civil Rights movement. This book comes to you wrapped in a protective mylar jacket to ensure enjoyment for many years to come. Secure packaging for safe delivery.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.


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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