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Hitting a straight lick with a crooked stick : stories from the Harlem Renaissance  Cover Image Book Book

Hitting a straight lick with a crooked stick : stories from the Harlem Renaissance

Hurston, Zora Neale (author.). West, Margaret Genevieve, (editor,, writer of introduction.). Jones, Tayari, (writer of foreword.). Hurston, Zora Neale John Redding goes to sea. (Added Author). Hurston, Zora Neale Conversion of Sam. (Added Author). Hurston, Zora Neale Bit of our Harlem. (Added Author). Hurston, Zora Neale Drenched in light. (Added Author). Hurston, Zora Neale Magnolia flower. (Added Author). Hurston, Zora Neale Black death. (Added Author). Hurston, Zora Neale Bone of contention. (Added Author). Hurston, Zora Neale Muttsy. (Added Author). Hurston, Zora Neale Sweat. (Added Author).

Summary

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.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0062915797
  • ISBN: 9780062915795
  • Physical Description: xliii, 252 pages ; 22 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-250).
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Subject: African Americans Fiction
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) Fiction
FICTION African American Women
African Americans
New York (State) New York Harlem
African Americans Fiction
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) Fiction
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Short stories.
Short stories.
Short stories.
Fiction.
Domestic fiction.

Currently available copies

  • 83 / 93 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 8 / 8 copies available at Flint River Regional Library System (Show)
  • 1 / 1 copies available at Peachtree City Library

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