The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. Ernest Gaines.
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

New York: The Dial Press, 1971.

First edition. Review copy with three pages of material laid in. Signed by Ernest Gaines on verso of title page, inscribed to former owner, pen ran out of ink early on and author switched to dark navy ink, dated 5-26-93. x, 245 pp. Original marbled cloth with gilt spine lettering. A Fine copy in Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with tiny closed tear in and slight crease to front panel, bright and attractive.

A historical novel of African American life in the postbellum South, which inspired a popular made-for-TV movie that preceded the better-known Roots by three years. The author passed away recently; he is also known for his prize-winning 1993 novel A Lesson Before Dying. Item #140939420

Price: $850.00

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