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The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman [electronic resource] / Ernest J. Gaines.

By: Gaines, Ernest J, 1933-.
Contributor(s): Jordan, Tonya.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2006]ISBN: 0786152044 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book); 9780786152049 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book).Subject(s): African American women -- Fiction | Older women -- Fiction | Louisiana -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Audiobooks.Additional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 813/.54 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title Read by Tonya Jordan.Summary: 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. 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 has foretold the rest.
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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. 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 has foretold the rest.

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