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Review: The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

User Review  - Liz Krieger - Goodreads

I love Earnest Gaines writing and found the Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman to be very engrossing. I found it easy to put myself in Jane's shoes. Read full review

Review: The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

User Review  - Gobnait - Goodreads

There were many words of wisdom sprinkled throughout this book. Who cares that it's fiction? The author was very skilled at what he did. He made it believable. I can't help but compare it to the movie ... Read full review

Review: The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

User Review  - Rebecca Ann - Goodreads

A work of fiction chronicling a life from the time of slavery to the civil rights era? Wow, I feel smarter already. Meet Miss Jane Pittman, a 110-year-old black woman who lives on a plantation making ... Read full review

Review: The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

User Review  - Amy Stoltman - Goodreads

I read it after the miniseries came out. Don't remember too much about it Read full review

Review: The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

User Review  - Missy Graf - Goodreads

What a wonderful accurate look at American history through the eyes of a former slave that survived to the beginning of desegregation. Read full review

Review: The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

I've always wanted to read this book, and I'm sure glad that I finally did. Read full review

Review: The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

User Review  - Angela Hutchinson - Goodreads

California Book Award Silver Medal for Fiction (1971) Read full review

Review: The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

User Review  - Georgene - Goodreads

I saw this on television many, many years ago. It stuck with me. When I saw it available in the library, I got it & read it. It's a fairly fast read. Very compelling, I stayed awake until 2:30 am to ... Read full review

Review: The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

User Review  - Christine Baese - Goodreads

This book is tough to read, but it's worth it. The stories Jane tells in this novel are poignant, but not without warmth. The point of view in this book puts the destruction and reconstruction of the concept of family center stage. Read full review

Review: The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

User Review  - Betty Doo - Goodreads

Liked it- a good historical fiction work taking us from slave days to contemporary times with realistic characters and an interesting storyline. Not quite as engaging as "A Gathering of Old Men" in my opinion, but a good read. Read full review

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