Lucy Little, August 22, 2007 (view all comments by Lucy Little)
This well-written gem is an American classic. Hurston's tale of an African-American woman in the South is both educational and inspiring. I first read this as a college student in a women's lit class, but didn't fully appreciate it until I reread it as an adult (I guess I was supposed to be an adult in college.). She brings to life the era and the struggles faced. This book has stood the test of time; it has a permanent spot on my bookshelf.
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icarus_wings, January 21, 2007 (view all comments by icarus_wings)
Zora Neale Hurston brings an entirely new perspective to the canon of African-American and women's literature. As a tale of love, a search for identity, and a struggle for individualism, Their Eyes Were Watching God is a true masterpiece.
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