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The Resource Every Tongue Got to Confess

Every Tongue Got to Confess

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Every Tongue Got to Confess
Title
Every Tongue Got to Confess
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Summary
A recently discovered collection of folktales celebrating African American oral tradition, community, and faith...&#8221splendidly vivid and true.&#8221—New York Times Every Tongue Got to Confess is an extensive volume of African American folklore that Zora Neale Hurston collected on her travels through the Gulf States in the late 1920s. The bittersweet and often hilarious taleswhich range from longer narratives about God, the Devil, White Folk, and Mistaken Identity to witty one-linersreveal attitudes about faith, love, family, slavery, race, and community. Together, this collection of nearly 500 folktales weaves a vibrant tapestry that celebrates the African American life in the rural South and represent a major part of Zora Neale Hurstons literary legacy
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Hurston, Zora Neale
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Literary Anthologies
  • Folklore
Label
Every Tongue Got to Confess
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:94cb316f-1699-4853-a5c2-3cddce58086c
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780061741807
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Every Tongue Got to Confess
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:94cb316f-1699-4853-a5c2-3cddce58086c
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780061741807
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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