Zora Neale Hurston
THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD I loved Jonah's Gourd Vine — thought some of her short stories very fine — and feel that this measures up to the promise of the early books. Authentic picture of Negroes, not in relation to white people but to each other. An ageing grandmother marries off her granddaughter almost a child to a middle-aged man for security — and she leaves him when she finds that her dreams are dying, and goes
Awesome Once I started this book it was very hard to put it down or to forget about the characters. This book was very well written.
Their eyes were watching God Hard to understand at first, but once you get the hang of the language everything just makes sense... This was truly a beautifully written book.. Made me tear up :-)
I love it read this book twice! very touching
LibraryThing Review Before I review this book, I need to go run and get it so I can quote, because...yum. I enjoyed the plot of this one--in particular, the idea that the trials of life don't seem nearly so difficult
LibraryThing Review When I started this book, I had just discovered that Zora Neale Hurston was buried not far from where I live. When I finished reading it, I felt cheated that the woman had been so close to me in time