Book Discussion on Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston

Ms. Boyd talked about her biography, Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston, published by Scribner. The book… read more

Ms. Boyd talked about her biography, Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston, published by Scribner. The book retraces the life and literary career of the novelist who wrote Their Eyes Were Watching God, among other books during the 1930s. Ms. Boyd also talked about Ms. Hurston’s relationship with the group of authors whose writings were part of the Harlem Renaissance. During her talk, Ms. Boyd focused on Ms. Hurston’s tumultuous relationship with Percy Punter. Following her talk Ms. Boyd answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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Feb 22, 2003
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Jan 8, 2009

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  • Feb 22, 2003 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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