Beginning during the racial turmoil of 60s Louisiana, year-old ex-slave Jane Pittman grants an interview to a persistent journalist and relates the.
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
It is a story of courage and survival, history, bigotry, and hope—as seen through the eyes of a woman who lived through it all. A historical tour de force, a.
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman follows the life of one woman from her emancipation as a slave in the s to her initiation into the Civil Rights.
Gaines, Ernest J., The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman; a Novel. New York:Dial Press, APA. Gaines, Ernest J. Yet somehow Jane finds a grace, a certain charm, that makes the most of simple pleasures. Her autobiography is a chronicle of quiet heroism. That is why on one. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, novel by Ernest J. Gaines, published in The novel is set in rural southern Louisiana and spans years of.