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Author Hurston, Zora Neale, author.

Title Hitting a straight lick with a crooked stick : stories from the Harlem Renaissance / Zora Neale Hurston ; foreword by Tayari Jones ; introduction by Genevieve West.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]


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 GDL Library Connection Fiction  New Shelf  HURSTON,ZOR    DUE 12-02-20
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Edition First edition.
Description xliii, 252 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-250).
Contents John Redding goes to sea -- The conversion of Sam -- A bit of our Harlem -- Drenched in light -- Spunk -- Magnolia flower -- Black death -- The bone of contention -- Muttsy -- Sweat -- Under the bridge -- 'Possum or pig? -- The Eatonville anthology -- Book of Harlem -- The book of Harlem -- The back room -- Monkey junk -- The country in the woman -- The gilded six-bits -- She rock -- The fire and the cloud.
Summary In 1925, Zora Neale Hurston was living in New York as a fledgling writer. This collection of stories, found in archives after her death, reveal African American folk culture in Harlem in the 1920s. This book includes eight of Hurston's "lost" Harlem gems.
Subject African Americans -- Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Short stories.
Short stories.
Domestic fiction.
Added Author West, Margaret Genevieve, editor, writer of introduction.
Jones, Tayari, writer of foreword.
Hurston, Zora Neale. John Redding goes to sea.
Hurston, Zora Neale. Conversion of Sam.
Hurston, Zora Neale. Bit of our Harlem.
Hurston, Zora Neale. Drenched in light.
Hurston, Zora Neale. Short stories. Selections.
Hurston, Zora Neale. Magnolia flower.
Hurston, Zora Neale. Black death.
Hurston, Zora Neale. Bone of contention.
Hurston, Zora Neale. Muttsy.
Hurston, Zora Neale. Sweat.
Added Title Short stories. Selections
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