Their Eyes Were Watching God

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Author(s): Zora Neale Hurston
Original Publish Date: Oct 31, 2005
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (6.73 hours)
Product Number: Z100086934
Released: Oct 21, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780060842765
Narrator/s: Ruby Dee
Publisher: HarperAudio
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Description

A??A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who donA??t know how to live properly.A? A??Zadie Smith One of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century, Their Eyes Were Watching God brings to life a Southern love story with the wit and pathos found only in the writing of Zora Neale Hurston. Out of print for almost thirty yearsA??due largely to initial audiencesA?? rejection of its strong black female protagonistA??HurstonA??s classic has since its 1978 reissue become perhaps the most widely read and highly acclaimed novel in the canon of African-American literature. The audio is performed by the legendary Ruby Dee.

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Author(s): Zora Neale Hurston
Narrator(s): Ruby Dee
Product Number DD17116
Released: Nov 23, 2004
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Harper Audio
ISBN: #9780060776534
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Author(s): Zora Neale Hurston
Product Number EB00242088
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Amistad
ISBN: #9780061758126
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Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Zora Neale Hurston
Product Number 45021
Released: Nov 22, 2008
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ISBN: #9781428148789
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Author(s): Zora Neale Hurston
Product Number 12527
Released: Jan 14, 2000
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ISBN: #9780061120060

Professional reviews

"Zora Neale Hurston's notable story comes to life through Ruby Dee's fine interpretation. The story of Janie Crawford, her strength and gentleness, was written to be heard. Dee's deep, melodic tones enliven Hurston's evocative prose and powerful images. The colorful characters, Janie's three husbands, Mr. Killicks, Mayor Starks and Tea Cake, her friend Phoeby, and so many others emerge through Dee's strong command of dialogue and her mastery of dialect. She conveys Hurston's sense of drama and spiritual strength in a dynamic program. For readers who know Hurston's work, this program will be a joy, for those who are lucky and wise enough to discover her here, it will be an exceptional experience. R.F.W. Winner of AUDIOFILE Earphones Award (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine"

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