Hitting a straight lick with a crooked stick : stories from the Harlem Renaissance / Zora Neale Hurston ; foreword by Tayari Jones ; introduction by Genevieve West
eBook | Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers | 2020 | First edition.
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Edition
First edition.
Description
1 online resource (xliii, 252 pages)
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-250).
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.
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.
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Short stories. Selections
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Print version: Hurston, Zora Neale. Short stories. Selections. Hitting a straight lick with a crooked stick. First edition. New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020] 9780062915795 (OCoLC)1134612047
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9780062915818 (electronic bk.)
0062915819 (electronic bk.)
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