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Hitting a straight lick with a crooked stick / 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.).

Item details

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

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Title from container.
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.
FICTION / African American / General.
African Americans.
New York (State) > New York > Harlem.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Short stories.
Short stories.
Short stories.

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      Nancy Guinn Memorial Library
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