Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Novel, Hurston, Zora Neale

Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Novel

Authors: Hurston, Zora Neale
Genres: Classics, Realistic Fiction
Topics: Community, Social Issues, African American History/Interest
Lexile: 1080
Publisher: Amistad
BISAC/Subject: FIC019000, FIC004000, FIC049040
Grade: 6 - 12
ISBN: 9780061758126
Classification: Fiction
Synopsis:

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

“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 story with the wit and pathos found only in the writing of Zora Neale Hurston. Out of print for almost thirty years—due largely to initial audiences’ rejection of its strong black female protagonist—Hurston’s classic has since its 1978 reissue become perhaps the most widely read and highly acclaimed novel in the canon of African-American literature.

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