Dust Tracks on a Road by Zora Neale Hurston audiobook

Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography

By Zora Neale Hurston
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9780060854089
11.38 Hours Unabridged
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“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 Vine and, most famously, Their Eyes Were Watching God—continue to enthrall readers with their lyrical grace, sharp detail, and captivating emotionality. First published in 1942, Dust Tracks on a Road is Hurston’s personal story, told in her own words. The Perennial Modern Classics Deluxe edition includes an all-new forward by Maya Angelou, an extended biography by Valerie Boyd, and a special section featuring the contemporary reviews that greeted the book’s original publication.

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Summary

Summary

“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 Vine and, most famously, Their Eyes Were Watching God—continue to enthrall readers with their lyrical grace, sharp detail, and captivating emotionality. First published in 1942, Dust Tracks on a Road is Hurston’s personal story, told in her own words. The Perennial Modern Classics Deluxe edition includes an all-new forward by Maya Angelou, an extended biography by Valerie Boyd, and a special section featuring the contemporary reviews that greeted the book’s original publication.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Warm, witty, imaginative…This is a rich and winning book.” New Yorker
“Her whole story is live and vivid. Told in gutsy language…her story is an encouraging and enjoyable one for any member of the human race.” New York Review of Books

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Author

Author Bio: Zora Neale Hurston

Author Bio: Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960) was a novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist whose fictional and factual accounts of black heritage remain unparalleled. In addition to her most celebrated work, the 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, her books include The Six Fools, Lies and Other Tall Tales, The Skull Talks Back, What’s the Hurry, Fox? and Barracoon, among others.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 11.38
Audience: Adult
Language: English