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Ernest Gaines

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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Summary

Published in 1973, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman follows the tradition of the Deep South slave narrative and chronicles the experiences of the title character over the course of nearly a century of living. With its intimate and revealing portrayal of the lives of blacks from slavery through the civil rights movement, the novel has received numerous accolades and was made into a popular television series starring Cicely Tyson as Miss...

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