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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

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ISBN13: 9780553263572
ISBN10: 0553263579
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Ernest Gaines is a writer-in-residence at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. His 1993 novel, A Lesson Before Dying, won the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. In 2004, he was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying was an Oprah Book Club pick in 1997.

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nancyhjohnson, May 28, 2008 (view all comments by nancyhjohnson)
This novel is written as if it were the recollections of a 110-year-old African American woman born a slave and living into the 1960s. It's both humorous and moving, and provides an interesting perspective on history, particulary the everyday life of ordinary--and extraordinary--people.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780553263572
performance Narrated:
Lynne Thigpen.
Publisher:
Bantam Books
Author:
Gaines, Ernest J.
Author:
Ernest J.Gaines
Location:
Prince Frederick, Md.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Louisiana
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Aged women
Subject:
Aged women -- Louisiana -- Fiction.
Subject:
African-American women
Subject:
Older women
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Bantam ed.
Edition Description:
1377411
Series:
Fiction on cassette with book
Series Volume:
18
Publication Date:
October 1982
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
6.89x4.16x.75 in. .29 lbs.
Media Run Time:
100000

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