Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography | I Love Myself When I Am Laughing ... and Then Again When I Am Looking Mean and Impressive | The Complete Stories | Tell My Horse | Mules and Men | Jonah's Gourd Vine | Seraph on the Suwanee | Moses, Man of the Mountain | Go Gator and Muddy the Water
The bittersweet and often hilarious tales -- which range from longer narratives about God, the Devil, white folk, and mistaken identity to witty one-liners -- reveal attitudes about faith, love, family, slavery, race, and community. Together, this collection of nearly 500 folktales weaves a vibrant tapestry that celebrates African American life in the rural South and represents a major part of Zora Neale Hurston's literary legacy.
About: A book of folktales about love, slavery, faith, family, race, and community, collected in the late 1920s, represents a large part of the author's literary legacy and details African American life in the rural South.
This edition also contains Every Tongue Got to Confess: Negro Folk-Tales from the Gulf States
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