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Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston by Valerie Boyd
From critically acclaimed journalist Valerie Boyd comes an eloquent profile of one of the most interesting social figures of the twentieth century—Zora Neale Hurston. A woman of enormous endowment and remarkable drive, Zora Neale Hurston promulgated septet books, many an short-range stories, and several articles and plays o'er a career that spanned national leader than thirty years. Today, nearly e From critically acclaimed journalist Valerie Boyd comes an fluent profile of one of the near provocative cultivation figures of the rank century—Zora Neale Hurston.
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