Lynn's Reviews > Zora!: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston

Zora! by Dennis Brindell Fradin
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Feb 04, 2012

it was amazing
bookshelves: books-for-work, history-books, kid-s-books, picture-books, non-fiction
Read from February 03 to 04, 2012

A wonderful book about a amazing author. Zora Neale Hurston was an author, anthropologist and a playwright. She worked many jobs in her life because she never made money during her lifetime. She spun tales of her life as easily as she recorded folk tales and stories around her. In fact she disappointed some fans in death as they discovered her tall tales about her own life. This book is intended for young adults as a nonfiction reference book but is so much more. It is completely readable. I am an adult and learned so much from this book. Highly recommended.

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02/03/2012 page 52
27.0% "This is a great book! I have never read a book by Zora Neale Hurston but I am very impressed by her life and the author makes it interesting even for an adult! This is a book intended for a young adult audience but it is good for all."

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