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Zora Neale Hurston : a life in letters

Author: Zora Neale Hurston; Carla Kaplan
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of more than five hundred letters, written to such people as Langston Hughes, Dorothy West, and many others, paints a portrait of the enigmatic woman who became one of the greatest literary figures in American history.
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zora Neale Hurston; Carla Kaplan
ISBN: 0385490356 9780385490351
OCLC Number: 428836249
Description: ix, 880 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: List of illustrations --
Forward/Robert Hemenway --
Notes to the Reader --
Introduction -"De Talkin' Game": The Twenties (and Before): Letters: The Twenties-"I Like Working Hard": The Thirties: Letters: The Thirties-"It is Too Hard to Reveal One's Inner Self": The Forties: Letters the Forties-"Being different' Hast Its Drawbacks:: The Fifties: Letter: The Fifties-Chronology-Glossary-Bibliography of the Works of Zora Neale Hurston-Selected Bibliography.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Carla Kaplan.

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A collection of more than five hundred letters, written to such people as Langston Hughes, Dorothy West, and many others, paints a portrait of the enigmatic woman who became one of the greatest literary figures in American history.

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