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Dust Tracks on a Road
By Maya Angelou (foreword by) and Zora Neale Hurston
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins
Publication date January 1, 2006
Pages 321
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060854089
ISBN-10 0060854081
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
Original list price $14.99
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A moving presentation in her own words of the life of an African-American woman who rose from poverty to become an author whose work is read the world over is accompaned by an inspiring foreword by acclaimed poet Maya Angelou. Reissue. 20,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: “Warm, witty, imaginative. . . . This is a rich and winning book.”—The New Yorker

Dust Tracks on a Road is the bold, poignant, and funny autobiography of novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, one of American literature’s most compelling and influential authors. Hurston’s powerful novels of the South—including Jonah’s Gourd Vine and, most famously, Their Eyes Were Watching God—continue to enthrall readers with their lyrical grace, sharp detail, and captivating emotionality. First published in 1942, Dust Tracks on a Road is Hurston’s personal story, told in her own words. The Perennial Modern Classics Deluxe edition includes an all-new forward by Maya Angelou, an extended biography by Valerie Boyd, and a special P.S. section featuring the contemporary reviews that greeted the book’s original publication.



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