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ZORA AND LANGSTON A Story of Friendship and Betrayal

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Bahni Turpin

Biography & Memoir • 8.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2019

Narrator Bahni Turpin engages the listener with this complex dual biography of writers Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes. While both are known as luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance, this audiobook explores the lesser known aspects of their friendship and collaboration throughout the 1920s and '30s, which ended in a bitter split. Turpin keeps the pace of the work flowing even as she covers dense biographical background, as well as the development of African-American literary society of the time. Her pleasingly neutral tones for the narrative make the passages in which she voices the boisterous Hurston and the mercurial Hughes stand out in contrast. The listener will delight in discovering how these two exceptional people understood themselves and each other. N.M. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine
[Published: JUNE 2019]

Formats

Trade Ed. • HighBridge Audio • 2019

CD ISBN 9781684418916 $34.99 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN 9781684418923 $20.99

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