Tuesday, February 27, 2007
THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD by Zora Neale Hurston, read by Ruby Dee
Zora Neale Hurston's famous novel about Southern African-American culture in the 1930s was written to be heard, and Ruby Dee gives a dynamic performance. She switches voices and dialects seamlessly, and she uses pauses cleverly, giving listeners time to understand the sometimes intricate dialects and mysterious images.
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