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Every Tongue Got to Confess: Negro Folk-Tales from the Gulf States

Author: Zora Neale Hurston

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A recently discovered collection of folktales celebrating African American oral tradition, community, and faith…&#8221splendidly vivid and true.&#8221–New York Times Every Tongue Got to Confess is an extensive volume of African American folklore that Zora Neale Hurston collected on her travels through the Gulf States in the late 1920s. The bittersweet and often hilarious taleswhich range from longer narratives about God, the Devil, White Folk, and Mistaken Identity to witty one-linersreveal attitudes about faith, love, family, slavery, race, and community. Together, this collection of nearly 500 folktales weaves a vibrant tapestry that celebrates the African American life in the rural South and represent a major part of Zora Neale Hurstons literary legacy. show more

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Weight 303.45 g
Author

Zora Neale Hurston

Publisher

Harper Perennial

Binding

Paperback / softback

ISBN-10

0060934549

Dimensions

132 x 202 x 24

Language

English

Country of Pub

United States

Book Condition

New

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