Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) was an American folklorist, anthropologist, and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance. Of Hurston's four novels and more than 50 published short stories, plays and essays, she is best known for her 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. (Florida Memory; Division of Library and Information Services).
Zora Neale Hurston, Zora Neale Hurston official website, maintained by the Zora Neale Hurston Estate and Harper Collins. photo by Carl Van Vechten (1938)
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