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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 8.49
Mules and Men is a treasury of black America's folklore as collected by a famous storyteller and anthropologist who grew up hearing the songs and sermons, sayings and tall tales that have formed an oral history of the South since the time of slavery. Returning to her hometown of Eatonville, Florida, to gather material, Zora Neale Hurston recalls... more...
- HarperCollins US 2004; US$ 11.99
E-BOOK EXTRA: Janie's Great Journey: A Reading Group Guide; PLUS: The Comphrehensive Edition: This special e-book is the only edition to include all three essays by Edwidge Danticat, Mary Helen Washington, and Henry Louis Gates. Fair and long-legged, independent and articulate, Janie Crawford sets out to be her own person -- no mean feat for a Black... more...
- HarperCollins US 2004; US$ 10.99
E-Book Extra: Oral Tradition: A Reading Group Guide An extensive volume of nearly 500 folktales celebrating African American oral tradition, community, and faith, collected by Zora Neale Hurston on her travels through the Gulf States in the late 1920s. The New York Times calls these bitter and often hilarious tales ?splendidly vivid and true?. Every... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
Jonah's Gourd Vine , Zora Neale Hurston's first novel, originally published in 1934, tells the story of John Buddy Pearson, "a living exultation" of a young man who loves too many women for his own good. Lucy, his long-suffering wife, is his true love, but there's also Mehaley and Big 'Oman, as well as the scheming Hattie, who conjures hoodoo spells... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 7.99
In this 1939 novel based on the familiar story of the Exodus, Zora Neale Hurston blends the Moses of the Old Testament with the Moses of black folklore and song to create a compelling allegory of power, redemption, and faith. Narrated in a mixture of biblical rhetoric, black dialect, and colloquial English, Hurston traces Moses's life from the day... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.24
?Warm, witty, imaginative. . . . This is a rich and winning book.?? The New Yorker Dust Tracks on a Road is the bold, poignant, and funny autobiography of novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, one of American literature?s most compelling and influential authors. Hurston?s powerful novels of the South?including Jonah?s Gourd... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 8.99
As a first-hand account of the weird mysteries and horrors of voodoo, Tell My Horse is an invaluable resource and fascinating guide. Based on Zora Neale Hurston's personal experiences in Haiti and Jamaica, where she participated as an initiate rather than just an observer of voodoo practices during her visits in the 1930s, this travelogue into a... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
Every Tongue Got to Confess is an extensive volume of African American folklore that Zora Neale Hurston collected on her travels through the Gulf States in the late 1920s. The bittersweet and often hilarious tales -- which range from longer narratives about God, the Devil, white folk, and mistaken identity to witty one-liners -- reveal attitudes... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
?A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don?t know how to live properly.? ?Zadie Smith One of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century, Their Eyes Were Watching God brings to life a Southern love... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 0.00
For teachers We know that the Common Core State Standards are encouraging you to reevaluate the books that you assign to your students. To help you decide which books are right for your classroom, each free ebook in this series contains a Common Core?aligned teaching guide and a sample chapter. This free teaching guide for Their Eyes Were Watching... more...