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Zora Neale Hurston, author, dazzler, gets a Google Doodle

Los Angeles Times - 06 Jan 2014
Zora Neale Hurston, celebrated Tuesday in a Google Doodle, died in 1960 in a welfare home after giving the world some of its greatest literature. Although her greatest renown came after death, in life the African American novelist and anthropologist ...
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The Zora Neale Hurston book that no one would touch

Tallahassee.com - 01 Jul 2018
In 1927, Florida anthropologist and author Zora Neale Hurston, in the midst of her studies at Barnard College, began the first of a series of interviews with Cudjo Lewis at Plateau, Alabama. Lewis, 86 years old, was one of the last survivors of the ...
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A Different Backstory for Zora Neale Hurston's “Barracoon”

lareviewofbooks - 07 Jul 2018
He'd been planning to drop in on the managing editor at Viking as part of an effort to fast-track a book deal for a manuscript he'd sent over in advance, and without the permission of its author — Zora Neale Hurston. But when Locke called from the ...
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Witnesses for the Future

New Republic - 19 Jun 2018
Zora Neale Hurston similarly begins her preface to Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo.” Barracoon is not a slave narrative in the traditional sense, and its subject, Cudjo Lewis, never mastered the written word. But the story he had to tell ...
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Bookmarks: Book signings, storytimes, new releases

The Florida Times-Union - 15 Jul 2018
Award-winning Jekyll Island author Pamela Bauer Mueller discusses “A Story of Hope: The Story of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd,” 1 p.m. Sunday, Barnes & Noble St. Johns Town Center. READING ZORA. “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” by Zora Neale Hurston, read ...
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The story from 1931 we still need to hear on Juneteenth

CNN - 19 Jun 2018
The news that the war was over was withheld from Kossola, known in his American life as Cudjo Lewis, the subject of Zora Neale Hurston's recently published "Barracoon," as well. Although Robert E. Lee surrendered on April 10, Kossola's owner, the ...
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Eagle-Tribune - 15 Jul 2018
9. “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry,” by Neil deGrasse Tyson (Norton: $18.95) An easy-to-understand introduction to the universe and the forces that govern it. 10. “Barracoon,” by Zora Neale Hurston (Amistad: $24.99) A previously unpublished first ...
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Reader's Guide: ‛Barracoon' at the Oak Ridge Public Library

Oak Ridger - 26 Jun 2018
In 1927, author Zora Neale Hurston travels to Alabama to interview 86-year-old Cudjo Lewis, one of the many men captured in Africa and brought to America who is still alive to tell the story. In ‟Barracoon” (NF 306.362), Hurston records Cudjo's first ...
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The conundrum of colour

The Hindu - 15 Jul 2018
It isn't that easy, as a new book by the anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston reveals. Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” (2018) is her interview with the last slave Cudjo Lewis, in which she hears of the atrocities African people inflicted on ...
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What Lincoln is Reading

Lincoln Courier - 12 Jul 2018
Wondering what the folks in Lincoln are reading? Here are a few of this month's most popular titles at the Lincoln Public Library District. ADULT NON-FICTION. “Barracoon: The Story of the Last 'Black Cargo'” by Zora Neale Hurston. In 1927, author Zora ...
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Kids, spend some time at Hurston Branch Library this July

TCPalm - 25 Jun 2018
FORT PIERCE — If your children have time on their hands this summer, take them to the Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library for fun activities from movie matinees to interactive, hands-on programs. Family activities for July include: • Library Science ...
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Northwest Bestsellers

Lewiston Morning Tribune - 15 Jul 2018
The Pacific Northwest Independent Bestseller List is provided by Book Sense and the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association, for the week that ended last Sunday. It is based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the PNBA and Book Sense ...
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'Barracoon': Monumental work about a stark reality

Charleston Post Courier - 24 Jun 2018
A better-late-than-never book by black folklorist, novelist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston confirms a critical cultural truth about the Atlantic slave trade and Charleston's apology for participating in the dissolute enterprise. For centuries ...

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