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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

by Ernest J. Gaines
Tonya Jordan

Audiobook

2 of 2 copies available

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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Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • File size: 236174 KB
  • Release date: May 9, 2006
  • Duration: 08:11:03

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781481558488
  • File size: 236174 KB
  • Release date: May 9, 2006
  • Duration: 08:11:03
  • Number of parts: 8

2 of 2 copies available

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OverDrive Listen audiobook
MP3 audiobook

subjects

Fiction Literature

Languages

English

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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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