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The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

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This is a novel in the guise of the tape-recorded recollections of a black woman who has lived 110 years, who has been both a slave and a witness to the black militancy of the 1960s. In this woman, Ernest Gaines has created a legendary figure, a woman equipped to stand beside William Faulkner's Dilsey in The Sound and the Fury. Miss Jane Pittman, like Dilsey, has "endured," has seen almost everything and foretold the rest.

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Grouping Title autobiography of miss jane pittman
Grouping Author gaines ernest j
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-17 23:03:37PM
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subject_facet African American women -- Fiction, African Americans -- History -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Louisiana -- Fiction, Older women -- Fiction
title_display The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
title_full The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman / Ernest J. Gaines, The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman / by Ernest J. Gaines, The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman [sound recording] / by Ernest J. Gaines
title_short The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
topic_facet African American Fiction, African American women, African Americans, Audiobooks, Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Literature, Older women