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|A woman of enormous talent and remarkable drive, Zora Neale Hurston published seven books, many short stories, and several articles and plays over a career that spanned more than thirty years. Today, nearly every black woman writer of significance -- including Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, and Alice Walker -- acknowledges Hurston as a literary foremother, and her 1937 masterpiece "Their Eyes Were Watching God" has become a crucial part of the modern literary canon. "Wrapped in Rainbows, " the first biography of Zora Neale Hurston in more than twenty-five years, illuminates the adventures, complexities, and sorrows of an extraordinary life. Acclaimed journalist Valerie Boyd delves into Hurston's history -- her youth in the country's first incorporated all-black town, her friendships with luminaries such as Langston Hughes, her sexuality and short-lived marriages, and her mysterious relationship with vodou. With the Harlem Renaissance, the Great Depression, and World War II as historical backdrops, "Wrapped in Rainbows" not only positions Hurston's work in her time but also offers riveting implications for our own.|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||4614441|
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|Dewey Decimal||813/.52 B|
|Number of Pages||528 Pages|
|Lc Classification Number||Ps3515.U789 Z63 2002|
|Reviews||The Boston Globean Elegant and Exhilarating Biography., The Philadelphia InquirerBoyd paints a stunning portrait...in prose dazzlingly powerful, intellectually rigorous, and passionately poignant., Edwidge Danticatauthor ofBreath, Eyes, MemoryThis biography is gorgeous, epic, larger than life, and like Ms. Hurston's own work is a momentous treasure, not to be missed., The Washington Postscrupulously Researched, Gracefully Written...The Definitive Hurston Biography., O, The Oprah Magazine Hugely satisfying....With loving regard and agile scholarship, Boyd fills the gaps in Hurston's exhilarating life.|
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