zaore neale hurston

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‘american folklorist, anthropologist, and author’

zora neale hurston

january 7, 1891 – january 28, 1960

a major player during the time of the 'harlem renaissance’. hurton’s 4 plays and 50+ published novels, plays and short stories.

well known for her 1937 novel “their eyes were watching god”, which in 2005 was adapted into a t.v movie produced by oprah’s harpo productions & starring halle berry.