ZORA NEALE HURSTON #100travelHERS
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Birth: January 7, 1891; Notasulga, Alabama
Death: January 28, 1960; Fort Pierce, Florida
Occupation: Writer, anthropologist, librarian
Notable journeys: Collected folklore from across the American South (1928 to 1932), Jamaica (1936), Haiti (1937), and Honduras (1947 to 1948).
Notable work: Their Eyes Were Watching God (written while in Haiti); Mules and Men (folklore collection); Seraph on the Suwanee (written while in Honduras); Tell My Horse (about Caribbean fieldwork)
Quote: No matter how far a person can go the horizon is still way beyond you.