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Moses, Man of the Mountain (P.S.)

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In this 1939 novel based on the familiar story of the Exodus, Zora Neale Hurston blends the Moses of the Old Testament with the Moses of black folklore and song to create a compelling allegory of power, redemption, and faith. Narrated in a mixture of biblical rhetoric, black dialect, and colloquial English, Hurston traces Moses's life from the day he is launched into the Nile river in a reed basket, to his development as a great magician, to his transformation into the heroic rebel leader, the Great Emancipator. From his dramatic confrontations with Pharaoh to his fragile negotiations with the wary Hebrews, this very human story is told with great humor, passion, and psychological insight—the hallmarks of Hurston as a writer and champion of black culture.

About the Author

Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) was a novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist whose fictional and factual accounts of black heritage remain unparalleled. Her many books include Dust Tracks on a Road; Their Eyes Were Watching God; Jonah's Gourd Vine; Moses, Man of the Mountain; Mules and Men; and Every Tongue Got to Confess.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061695148
Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale
Publisher:
Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Foreword by:
McDowell, Deborah E.
Foreword:
McDowell, Deborah E.
Author:
by Zora Neale Hurston
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biographical fiction
Subject:
Religious fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literary
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
P.S.
Publication Date:
20081230
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.70x5.30x1.00 in. .60 lbs.

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