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Wrapped in rainbows : the life of Zora Neale Hurston

Author: Valerie Boyd
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the career of the influential African-American writer, citing the historical backdrop of her life and work while considering her relationships with and influences on top literary, intellectual, and artistic figures.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boyd, Valerie.
Wrapped in rainbows.
New York : Scribner, ©2003
(OCoLC)712738007
Named Person: Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Boyd
ISBN: 0684842300 9780684842301
OCLC Number: 48951437
Notes: "A Lisa Drew book."
Description: 527 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Sky Blue Bottoms --
A Pure Negro Town --
Mama's Child --
Glints and Gleams --
Sundown --
Aftermath --
The Wander Years --
Lost and Found --
Rebirth --
Hopeful at Howard --
Drenched in Light --
Enter the Negrotarians --
Heaven and Earth --
Tinder --
Fire and Sweat --
Poking and Prying with a Purpose --
I Want to Collect Like a New Broom --
Hoodoo --
Godmother's Rules --
A Bone to Pick --
From Sun to Sun --
Home Again --
The Will to Adorn --
Parachute Jump --
Mules, Men, and Maroons --
A Glance from God --
Deep South --
Road to the Promised Land --
A Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick --
Solitude --
Adrift --
West Hell --
Up from the Muck --
Every Hour a Stranger --
Postscript: The Resurrection of Zora Neale Hurston --
Published Works by Zora Neale Hurston.
Responsibility: Valerie Boyd.
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