their eyes were watching god

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Z O R A

N E A L E

H U R S T O N

Their
Eyes Were
Watching God
With a Foreword by Edwidge Danticat

To Henry Allen Moe

Contents
E-Book Extra
Janie’s Great Journey: A Reading Group Guide
Acknowledgments
Foreword by Edwidge Danticat
Foreword by Mary Helen Washington

Their Eyes Were Watching God 1
1 Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board.
2 Janie saw her life like a great tree in leaf…
3 There are years that ask questions and years that answer. 4 Long before the year was up, Janie noticed that her… 5 On the train the next day, Joe didn’t make many… 6 Every morning the world flung itself over and exposed the…
7 The years took all the fight out of Janie’s face.
8 After that night Jody moved his things and slept in…
9 Joe’s funeral was the finest thing Orange County had ever…
10 One day Hezekiah asked off from work to go off…
11 Janie wanted to ask Hezekiah about Tea Cake, but she… 12 It was after the picnic that the town began to…
13

Jacksonville. Tea Cake’s letter
Jacksonville. He had worked…

had

said

14 To Janie’s strange eyes, everything in the
Everglades was big…
15 Janie learned what it felt like to be jealous. A…

16 The season closed and people went away like they had… 17 A great deal of the old crowd were back. But…
18 Since Tea Cake and Janie had friended with the
Bahaman…
19 And then again Him-with-the-square-toes had gone… 20 Because they really loved Janie just a little less than… Afterword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
About the Author
Books by Zora Neale Hurston
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Acknowledgments

The Estate of Zora Neale Hurston would like to thank those people who have worked so hard over the years in introducing new generations of readers to the work of Zora
Neale Hurston. We are indebted to Robert Hemenway,
Alice Walker, and all the Modern Language Association folks who helped usher in Zora’s rediscovery. We are also
deeply

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