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Their Eyes Were Watching God

A Novel

by Zora Neale Hurston Author · Ruby Dee Narrator

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"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.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Caedmon
Imprint:
HarperAudio
Edition:
Abridged
Publication Date:
2005

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 75.9 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 75.9 MB

Zora Neale Hurston (Author)

Zora Neale Hurston was a novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist. An author of four novels (Jonah's Gourd Vine, 1934; Their Eyes Were Watching God, 1937; Moses, Man of the Mountain, 1939; and Seraph on the Suwanee, 1948); two books of folklore (M...

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