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About Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston was born in Notasulga, AL, on January 7, 1891. While she was still young, her family moved to Eatonville, FL, which she always considered to be her home. Hurston is the author of several novels and non-fiction works, the most well-known of which is Their Eyes Were Watching God, published in 1937. This novel was made into a movie starring Halle Berry and Michael Ealy.

Zora Neale Hurston


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