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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
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NY: Dial Press, 1971. First printing, fine in a near fine dust jacket. The black unlaminated jacket is slightly rubbed in a couple of spots, and there is slight wear at the head of the jacket spine. There is a tiny closed tear in the front gutter of the jacket near the bottom. A very nice copy of the author's fourth book, which was made into a celebrated movie for television starring Cecily Tyson in the title role. $6.95 price is present on front flap; no names or other markings in the book.. First Edition.. Hard Cover.

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
Tulsa Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
020170
Title
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Author
Gaines, Ernest J
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Jacket condition
Dust Jacket Included
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Dial Press
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1971

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