The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Book 3, Chapters 1-3 Summary

Ernest J. Gaines

Book 3, Chapters 1-3 Summary

Jane moves about eight miles down the road from her house to a different plantation called Samson. She has wanted a change of scene in the hopes that it would help her get over missing Ned. She considered moving farther away, but a friend told her she could never move far enough to get away from her memories. So when a position opens up at Samson, she applies and is hired.

She will be working in the field again, something she loves. The outdoors make her feel good. The work is difficult but she believes she can do it, and she proves herself worthy once again. After she is at Samson for a good while, the owner offers her a house in the kitchen. Although she does not want to leave the outdoors, she realizes that the...

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