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W hen I started reading this book, I thought it might just be one of the books related to discrimination against black communities by a white society. Well, I am completely wrong. This book is a combination of sentiments - true love, relations and family - although they have a minor segment on discrimination.
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I do not mean by that the black back—side of an average town. Eatonville, Florida, is, and was at the time of my birth, a pure Negro town—charter, mayor, council, town marshal town. Her father, John Cornelius Hurston, was the minister of one of the two churches in town and the mayor for three terms.
She was the fifth of eight children in the Hurston household. Her father John was a carpenter, a sharecropper, and a Baptist preacher; her mother Lucy was a former schoolteacher. Within a year of Zora's birth, the family moved to Eatonville, Florida.
Zora Neale Hurston was born on January 7,but she claimed to have been born in in order to receive a high school education even though she was already in her mids. Zora Neale Hurston grew up in Eatonville, Florida, the first incorporated all-black town in the country. Their Eyes Were Watching God is her most celebrated novel.
M y clothes were practically gone. Nickeing and dimering along was not getting me anywhere. So I went to the night high school in Baltimore and that did something for my soul.
She was the fifth of eight children born to John and Lucy Potts Hurston. When Zora was still a small child, John Hurston packed up his family and moved them all to Eatonville, Florida, a community north of Orlando. Founded inEatonville was the oldest incorporated black town in America.
But there's more to this fabulous writer than one novel. To celebrate the th anniversary of her birth on January 7, let's take a look at some of the more colorful aspects of her life and her work. Hurston was a maid and wardrobe girl for a traveling theater company while she was in high school. Her writing career began at Howard University, where she published several stories in The Hilltop student newspaper.