Their Eyes Were Watching God
Initially published in 1937, this novel about a proud, independent black woman has, since its reissue in trade paper in 1978, been the most widely readand highly acclaimed novel in the canon of African-American literature. With this richly illustrated new edition, the novel is finally accorded the treatment it deserves as a classic.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - uberheathen - LibraryThing
Such a breathtakingly beautiful book about a woman coming into herself. The descriptions of social life are so evocative, and Janie's way of talking about love are just perfect. One of those books that will stick with you for a long time. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nicolewbrown - LibraryThing
Set sometime between the World Wars, this novel opens up with the main character, Janie, arriving back in Eaton, Florida, an all-black town, wearing overalls and muddied up. The old women sitting on ... Read full review