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Zora Neale Hurston a biography of the spirit by Deborah G. Plant

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Published by Praeger Publishers in Westport, CT .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hurston, Zora Neale,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • African American women -- Southern States -- Biography,
  • Folklorists -- United States -- Biography,
  • African American authors -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDeborah G. Plant.
GenreBiography.
SeriesWomen writers of color
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3515.U789 Z824 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17944952M
ISBN 109780275987510
LC Control Number2007021467

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