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

Hurston, Zora Neale, (author.). Ellis, Aunjanue, (narrator.). Jones, Tayari, (writer of foreword.). West, Margaret Genevieve, (editor,, writer of introduction.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

A collection of stories about love and migration, gender and class, racism and sexism that proudly reflect African American folk culture. Brought together for the first time in one volume, they include eight of Hurston's "lost" Harlem stories, which were found in forgotten periodicals and archives.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library CD FIC HURSTON (Text) 33892100682021 Adult New Audiobooks Audiobook CD None 05/27/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781094105956
  • ISBN: 1094105953
  • ISBN: 9781094105963
  • ISBN: 1094105961
  • Physical Description: 7 audio discs (9 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : HarperCollins, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact discs.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Participant or Performer Note:
Performed by Aunjanue Ellis.
Summary, etc.:
A collection of stories about love and migration, gender and class, racism and sexism that proudly reflect African American folk culture. Brought together for the first time in one volume, they include eight of Hurston's "lost" Harlem stories, which were found in forgotten periodicals and archives.
Subject: African Americans > Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
FICTION / Short Stories (single author).
FICTION / African American / Historical.
FICTION / African American / Women.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Women Authors.
FICTION / African American / General.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Short stories.
Short stories.
Sound recordings.
Fiction.

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