Zora and me : the cursed ground (Book, 2018) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Zora and me : the cursed ground

Author: T R Simon
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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A fictionalized account of Zora Neale Hurston's childhood with her best friend Carrie, in Eatonville, Florida, as they learn about life, death, and the differences between truth, lies, and pretending. Includes an annotated bibliography of the works of Zora Neale Hurston, a short biography of the author, and information about Eatonville, Florida.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston
Material Type: Biography, Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T R Simon
ISBN: 9781536208887 1536208884 9781725478749 1725478749
OCLC Number: 1112905040
Description: 250 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Zora & me :
Responsibility: T.R. Simon.

Abstract:

A fictionalized account of Zora Neale Hurston's childhood with her best friend Carrie, in Eatonville, Florida, as they learn about life, death, and the differences between truth, lies, and pretending. Includes an annotated bibliography of the works of Zora Neale Hurston, a short biography of the author, and information about Eatonville, Florida.
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Heart-wrenching and heart-warming

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2020-07-22) Excellent Permalink

This engaging story, though set 100-plus years ago, resonates with topics in today's headlines.  Race relations, African American history, and the roots of systemic racism are explored from the perspective of two young girls.  It interweaves lives over multiple generations to make the horror...
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