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Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography (P.S.)

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Warm, witty, imaginative…This is a rich and winning book.

— “New Yorker”

Her whole story is live and vivid. Told in gutsy language…her story is an encouraging and enjoyable one for any member of the human race.

— “New York Review of Books” –This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

About the Author

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.”

 

–This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

From the Back Cover

First published in 1942 at the heightof her popularity, Dust Tracks ona Road is Zora Neale Hurston’scandid, funny, bold, andpoignant autobiography, animaginative and exuberantaccount of her rise from childhood povertyin the rural South to a prominent placeamong the leading artists and intellectualsof the Harlem Renaissance. As compelling asher acclaimed fiction, Hurston’s very personalliterary self-portrait offers a revealing, oftenaudacious glimpse into the life—publicand private—of an extraordinary artist,anthropologist, chronicler, and champion ofthe Black experience in America. Full of thewit and wisdom of a proud, spirited womanwho started off low and climbed high, DustTracks on a Road is a rare treasure from oneof literature’s most cherished voices.

–This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

Additional information

ASIN

B003JBI3AQ

Publisher

Amistad; Illustrated edition June 30 2010

Publication date

June 30 2010

Language

English

File size

1132 KB

Text-to-Speech

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Screen Reader

Supported

Enhanced typesetting

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X-Ray

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Word Wise

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Print length

133 pages

Page numbers source ISBN

B08BDXM6S6

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