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Full Name: Zora Neale Hurston
(1891-1960) African American fiction writer, novelist. Born in Alabama in 1891, Zora Neale Hurston was educated at Howard University and at Barnard College, specializing in folklore and anthropology, and was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1936. She co-founded the magazine "Fire" with Langston Hughes. She lived in Manhattan, New York. In 2003 the United States Postal Service issued its nineteenth stamp in the Literary Arts series in honor of Zora Neale Hurston.
Author's Timeline:
1891 (Unknown) County
Zora Neale Hurston was born in Notaslga, Alabama, in 1891, and grew up in Eatonville, Florida. 
1960 (Unknown) County
Zora Neale Hurston died in Fort Pierce, Florida, in 1960. 
1928 New York County
Hurston received her bachelor of arts degree from Barnard College in Manhattan, New York, in 1928. 
1935 (Unknown) County
Mules And Men
(Pub: Lippincott, reprinted, Harper & Row, 1990. ISBN: )
1937 (Unknown) County
Their Eyes Were Watching God
(Pub: Lippincott, reprinted, University of Illinois Press, 1978, reprinted, Harper & Row, 1990. ISBN: )
1960 (Unknown) County
Hurston was interred in the Garden of Heavenly Rest, Fort Pierce, Florida.  
1934 (Unknown) County
Jonah's Gourd Vine
(Pub: Lippincott, reprinted, Harper & Row, 1990. ISBN: )
1939 (Unknown) County
Moses, Man of the Mountain
(Pub: Lippincott, reprinted, University of Illinois Press, 1984. ISBN: )
1938 (Unknown) County
Tell My Horse
(Pub: Lippincott, reprinted, Turtle Island Foundation, 1981, reprinted, Harper & Row, 1990. ISBN: )
1942 (Unknown) County
Dust Tracks on a Road
(Pub: Lippincott. ISBN: )
1931 (Unknown) County
Fast and Furious
1927 (Unknown) County
The First One
1991 (Unknown) County
Mule Bone: A Comedy of Negro Life
Play written with Langston Hughes; written in 1930, first produced and published in 1991.. 
1944 (Unknown) County
Polk County
? New York County
Hurston lived in Manhattan, New York. 

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