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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Ernest J. Gaines

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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman has sold over a million copies nationwide since its publication in 1971, making the fictional character of Miss Jane so real many people don't know she exists only in the imagination of Louisiana-born author Ernest J. Gaines. Miss Jane is 100 years old when she is interviewed by an area high school teacher looking to teach his students more about plantation society in the deep South. Her story is not only a vivid picture of the South before the dawn of the civil rights era, but also a story of one woman's survival against overwhelming odds. A stunning autobiography of a courageous woman who won her battles with grace and dignity. Born a slave and freed when she was ten, Jane leaves the plantation of her childhood and heads in the direction of Ohio in search of a white abolitionist who once befriended her. Accompanied by Ned, a young orphan, Jane struggles to get out of Louisiana. What happens in the years that follow is a tale of loss and heartache and renewed hope, imprinted on its aged teller's face like furrows in a russet field. Now, in the racial upheavals of the '60s, Miss Jane brings closure to one generation, and inspiration to the next.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Lynne Thigpen

Length:

10h 9m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

08:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

16:30


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

14:01


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

12:43


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

11:48


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

11:35


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

12:55


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

16:13


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

12:15


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

20:13


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

19:00


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

15:02


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:13


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

10:42


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:36


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

11:43


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

09:42


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:46


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

19:18


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:35


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

13:40


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

16:03


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

09:02


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

09:05


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

14:15


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

12:00


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

12:45


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

22:18


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

09:51


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:53


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

12:57


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

11:16


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

12:47


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

17:29


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

15:09


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

39:33


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

15:37


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

22:55


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

25:15


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

20:38


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

39:43


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

01:04