AP Reading List – Book-a-Day: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Their Eyes Were Watching GodAuthor:  Zora Neale Hurston

Category:  Fiction

Overview: The recounting of a southern African-American woman’s life after she returns to the town that she left so many years before.

What they’re saying in the Prepwise staff room:

Chris: “A moving story of an African American woman’s life in the south.  A beautifully told tale that will haunt you.”

Ethan: “Their Eyes Were Watching God not only serves as a great piece of literature, but also a sort of time-capsule. I was amazed at how well a piece of writing can capture a culture built on oral storytelling.”


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