The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest J. Gaines

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What were some of Miss Jane Pittman's philosophies?

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Miss Jane Pittman has witnessed one hundred years of life in Louisiana, so she has a great deal of wisdom to share with her readers. She realizes early in her life that she can't count on anyone but herself to make her life better. Instead of crying about the tragedies of her life, she teaches us self-reliance and determination.

She also learns that one person can make a difference in the lives of many. She tells Jimmy to do what he can...

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