Flint Memorial Library (North Reading)

Hitting a straight lick with a crooked stick, stories from the Harlem Renaissance, Zora Neale Hurston ; foreword by Tayari Jones ; edited with an introduction by Genevieve West - hardcover

Summary
In 1925, Zora Neale Hurston was living in New York as a fledgling writer. This collection of stories, found in archives after her death, reveal African American folk culture in Harlem in the 1920s. This book includes eight of Hurston's "lost" Harlem gems
Table of contents
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
Language
eng
Literary form
fiction
Copyright
Edition
First edition.
Physical description
xliii, 252 pages, 22 cm
ISBN
9780062915795

Library Locations

  • Flint Memorial Library (North Reading)

    147 Park Street, North Reading, MA, 01864, US
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