Caroline's Reviews > The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman: And Related Readings

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest J. Gaines
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
Apr 01, 08

it was amazing
bookshelves: half-read-graveyard
Read in March, 2008

I adored this book. Its sensitivity in discussing relations among southerners of all ages and colors during a time when the courts were legalizing Jim Crow segregation was rich and provocative. Frankly, I thought the book did a better job of explaining life in the Jim Crow South than half the history books I read.

I'm sure it had a great ending, too, but unfortunately some a$$hole stole it, along with my car. And now the library wants $94 to replace. Ay yay yay.
2 likes · flag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.