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Their Eyes Were Watching God

September 23 , 2009 Washington, DC Portrait of Zora Neale Hurston by Carl Van Vechten, courtesy Library of Congress By the time of her death in 1960, despite early prominence as a writer and folklorist, Zora Neale Hurston had faded from the public eye. An article published 15 years later by Alice...
August 31 , 2009 Washington, DC Louisville Free Public Library Foundation was one of 72 organizations that helped take The Big Read nationwide in 2007. Louisvillians read, discussed, and celebrated Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God . (Photo courtesy Louisville Free Public Library...

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