Author:Gaines, Ernest J

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A GATHERING OF OLD MEN

By: Gaines, Ernest J

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Vintage Contempories: 1992

Seller ID: 21682

ISBN: 0679738908

Condition: New


New reprint, Unread Copy. No wear or creases; no marks or writing. View more info

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN

By: Gaines, Ernest J

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1972

Seller ID: 30831

ISBN: 0553263579

Condition: Very Good


"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 1960's. In this woman Ernest 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 foretold the rest. Gaines' novel brings to mind other great works "The Odyssey" for the way his heroine's travels manage to summarize the American history of her race, and "Huckleberry Fi... View more info