Dust Tracks On A Road - Virago Modern Classics (Paperback)
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Dust Tracks On A Road - Virago Modern Classics (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages
Published: 13/02/2020
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With a new introduction by JESMYN WARD

'Warm, witty, imaginative . . . A rich and winning book' NEW YORKER

'Devilishly funny and academically solid: delicious mixture' MAYA ANGELOU

'One of the greatest writers of our time' TONI MORRISON

First published in 1942 at the height of her popularity, Dust Tracks on a Road is Zora Neale Hurston's candid, exuberant account of her rise from childhood poverty in the rural South to a prominent place among the leading artists and intellectuals of the Harlem Renaissance.

As compelling as her acclaimed fiction, Hurston's literary self-portrait offers a revealing, often audacious glimpse into the life - public and private - of an extraordinary artist, anthropologist, chronicler and champion of the black experience in America. Full of the wit and wisdom of a proud, spirited woman who started off low and climbed high: 'I have been in Sorrow's kitchen and licked out all the pots. Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows with a harp and a sword in my hands'.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780349012216
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 28 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Warm, witty, imaginative . . . A rich and winning book - New Yorker

Told in gutsy language . . . Her story is an encouraging and enjoyable one for any member of the human race - New York Review of Books

One of the greatest writers of our time

Zora Neale Hurston was a knockout in her life, a wonderful writer and a fabulous person. Devilishly funny and academically solid: delicious mixture

A different kind of a book, absorbing, human, entertaining, with occasional strong flavor - Kirkus Reviews

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