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Dust Tracks On A Road

Hurston, Zora Neale, Ward, Jesmyn
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group (Virago Press Ltd)
Published: February 13, 2020
ISBN: 9780349012216
352 pages

£8.99

First published in 1942 at the height of her popularity, Dust Tracks on a Road is Zora Neale Hurston’s candid, exuberant account of her rise from childhood poverty in the rural South to a prominent place among the leading artists and intellectuals of the Harlem Renaissance. As compelling as her acclaimed fiction, Hurston’s literary self-portrait offers a revealing, often audacious glimpse into the life – public and private – of an extraordinary artist, anthropologist, chronicler and champion of the black experience in America.

Full of the wit and wisdom of a proud, spirited woman who started off low and climbed high: ‘I have been in Sorrow’s kitchen and licked out all the pots. Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows with a harp and a sword in my hands.”One of the greatest writers of our time’ TONI MORRISON

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