Zora Neale Hurston (“Their Eyes Were Watching God”) is one of the most important black writers in American history. Nevertheless, the last decade of her life has remained relatively unexplored. Virginia Moylan ﬁlls in the details investigating subjects as varied as Hurston’s reporting on the trial of Ruby McCollum to her controversial objections to courtordered desegregation. Moylan received the 2011 Florida Book Award Silver Medal for nonﬁction, and she holds a M.A. in multicultural education.
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