Zora Neale Hurston was born in 1891. Her books include Jonah's Gourd Vine, Mules and Men, Seraph on the Suwanee, and Moses, Man of the Mountain. She died in 1960.
Zora Neale Hurston
Fair and long-legged, independent and articulate, Janie Crawford sets out to be her own person -- no mean feat for a black woman in the '30s. Janie's quest for identity takes her through three marriages and into a journey back to her roots.