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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston – Paperback

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Their Eyes Were Watching God brings to life a Southern love story with the wit and pathos found only in the writing of Zora Neale Hurston.

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About Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

One of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century, Their Eyes Were Watching God brings to life a Southern love story with the wit and pathos found only in the writing of Zora Neale Hurston. Out of print for almost thirty years—due largely to initial audiences’ rejection of its strong black female protagonist—Hurston’s classic has since its 1978 reissue become perhaps the most widely read and highly acclaimed novel in the canon of African-American literature.

About Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston was a novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist. An author of four novels (Jonah’s Gourd Vine, 1934; Their Eyes Were Watching God, 1937; Moses, Man of the Mountain, 1939; and Seraph on the Suwanee, 1948); two books of folklore (Mules and Men, 1935, and Tell My Horse, 1938); an autobiography (Dust Tracks on a Road, 1942); and over fifty short stories, essays, and plays. She attended Howard University, Barnard College and Columbia University, and was a graduate of Barnard College in 1927. She was born on January 7, 1891, in Notasulga, Alabama, and grew up in Eatonville, Florida. She died in Fort Pierce, in 1960.  In 1973, Alice Walker had a headstone placed at her gravesite with this epitaph: “Zora Neale Hurston: A Genius of the South.”

Book details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Amistad; 75th Anniversary edition (May 30, 2006)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 219 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0061120065
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0061120060
  • Lexile measure ‏ : ‎ 890L
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 8.3 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.1 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches
  • UNSPSC-Code ‏ : ‎ 55101500

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