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Dust Tracks on a Road: A Memoir

Category: Book
By (author): Hurston, Zora Neale
Series: P.s.
Subject:  BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural Heritage
  BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
  BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
  BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: January 2006
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 8.00in x 5.31in x 0.77in
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From The Publisher*Warm, witty, imaginative. . . . This is a rich and winning book.-The New YorkerDust 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 P.S. section featuring the contemporary reviews that greeted the book's original publication.
From The Publisher*"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 P.S. section featuring the contemporary reviews that greeted the book's original publication.

Biographical Note

Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) was a novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist whose fictional and factual accounts of black heritage remain unparalleled. Her many books include Dust Tracks on a Road; Their Eyes Were Watching God; Jonah's Gourd Vine; Moses, Man of the Mountain; Mules and Men; and Every Tongue Got to Confess.