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Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale HurstonBorn: 7-Jan-1891
Birthplace: Notasulga, AL
Died: 28-Jan-1960
Location of death: Fort Pierce, FL
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Garden of Heavenly Rest, Fort Pierce, FL

Gender: Female
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Matter of Dispute
Occupation: Novelist, Author
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Father: John Hurston
Mother: Lucy Potts (d. 1904)
Sister: Sarah
Brother: Jack
Husband: Herbert Sheen (m. 19-May-1927, div. 7-Jul-1931)
Husband: Albert Price III (m. 27-Jun-1938, div. Nov-1943)

    High School: Morgan Academy, Maryland (1918)
    University: AA, Howard University (1920)
    University: Barnard College (1928)
    University: Columbia University (graduate studies)
    Professor: North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

    Cosmos Club Waitress
    Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
    National Women's Hall of Fame 1993
    Rosenwald Fellowship 1934
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1935-36
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Tonsillitis, Appendicitis

Is the subject of books:
Zora Neale Hurston: A Literary Biography, 1977, BY: Robert E. Hemenway
Zora Neale Hurston, 1980, BY: Lillie P. Howard

Author of books:
Jonah's Gourd Vine (1934, novel)
Mules and Men (1935)
Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937, novel)
Tell My Horse (1938)
Moses, Man of the Mountain (1939, novel)
Dust Tracks on a Road (1942, memoir)
Seraph on the Suwanee (1948, novel)
Spunk: The Selected Stories (1985, short stories)
The Complete Stories (1995, short stories)
Every Tongue Got to Confess (2001, short stories)


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