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Zora Neale Hurston's final decade

Autor: Virginia Lynn Moylan
Verlag: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2011.
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From Publishers Weekly: Moylan's goal-"to freshly interpret" Zora Neale Hurston's tumultuous final decade, rocked by scandal and the author's controversial political views-is ill-met by this well-intentioned but clunky biography. Moylan, founding member of the Fort Pierce, Fla., Annual Zora Festival, draws heavily on two texts (Valerie Boyd's biography Wrapped in Rainbows, and Carla Kaplan's edition of Hurston's  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Biography
Biographies
Name: Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston
Medienart: Biografie
Dokumenttyp Buch
Alle Autoren: Virginia Lynn Moylan
ISBN: 9780813035789 0813035783 9780813044323 0813044324
OCLC-Nummer: 666240025
Auszeichnungen: Florida Book Awards, 2011. Silver Medal, Florida Non-Finction.
Beschreibung: 193 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Inhalt: Introduction --
Zora Neale Hurston: a biographical sketch, 1891-1948 --
In hell's basement: Harlem, 1948-1949 --
Sunshine and Southern politics: Miami, 1950 --
Sara Creech and her beautiful doll: Belle Glade, 1950-1951 --
Herod the sun-like splendor: Eau Gallie, 1951-1956 --
Death on the Suwannee: Live Oak, 1952-1953 --
Crisis in Dixie: Eau Gallie, 1954-1956 --
Last horizon: Fort Pierce, 1956-1960 --
Conclusion --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Select bibliography --
Index.
Verfasserangabe: Virginia Lynn Moylan.

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An intriguing investigation of the famous writer's turbulent final years. Courage is the last word that Zora Neale Hurston wrote in her letters. And Hurston's courage is what Virginia Lynn Moylan  Weiterlesen…

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