Zora Neale Hurston

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Born :January 7, 1891,Notasulga ,AL

Died - January 28,1960 ,fort pierce ,FL

Awards: Anisfiled -Wolf Book Awards, and The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Musical

Plays : Mule Bone, Color Struck

Education: Columbia University (1928-1930 )

Zora Neale Hurston was an American Folklorist , Anthropologist , and author .Of Hurston's four novels and more than 50 published short stories , plays , and essays, she is best know of her 1937 novel Their Eyes were Watching God . Hurston died in 1960.


Her Famous Books are

Tell My Horse

Dust Track on a Road

Wrapped in Rainbows

Zora Neale Hurston : a life of letters

Every Tub Must Sit on Its Owns Bottom

One of her most famous books are their eyes were watching god

Made in september 18,1937

In 1904 , the age 13 went her mother died

In the same year her father removed her from her school and sent to brother 's children

She went to Morgan Academy which is now Morgan State University in Baltimore . She graduated in June 1918

1920 marked the beginning of Zora Neale Hurston 's career as an author

Though her life write books for people

She died in 1960 of a stroke and died because of hypertensive heart disease

here are some pictures of her life time