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Hitting a straight lick with a crooked stick : stories from the Harlem Renaissance

Author: Zora Neale Hurston; Margaret Genevieve West; Tayari Jones
Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In 1925, Zora Neale Hurston was living in New York as a fledgling writer. This collection of stories, found in archives after her death, reveal African American folk culture in Harlem in the 1920s. This book includes eight of Hurston's "lost" Harlem gems.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zora Neale Hurston; Margaret Genevieve West; Tayari Jones
ISBN: 9780062915795 0062915797 9780062915801 0062915800
OCLC Number: 1134612047
Description: xliii, 252 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: John Redding goes to sea --
The conversion of Sam --
A bit of our Harlem --
Drenched in light --
Spunk --
Magnolia flower --
Black death --
The bone of contention --
Muttsy --
Sweat --
Under the bridge --
'Possum or pig? --
The Eatonville anthology --
Book of Harlem --
The book of Harlem --
The back room --
Monkey junk --
The country in the woman --
The gilded six-bits --
She rock --
The fire and the cloud.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Zora Neale Hurston ; foreword by Tayari Jones ; introduction by Genevieve West.

Abstract:

In 1925, Zora Neale Hurston was living in New York as a fledgling writer. This collection of stories, found in archives after her death, reveal African American folk culture in Harlem in the 1920s. This book includes eight of Hurston's "lost" Harlem gems.

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