"Zora Neale Hurston's Final Decade" History Book Club with Virginia Lynn Moylan

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"Zora Neale Hurston's Final Decade" History Book Club with Virginia Lynn Moylan

Time: March 23, 2013 from 10:30am to 12pm
Location: Orange County Regional History Center
Street: 65 E. Central Boulevard
City/Town: Orlando
Website or Map: http://thehistorycenter.org
Event Type: history
Organized By: Alise Vick
Latest Activity: Feb 11, 2013

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The last years of Zora Neale Hurston’s life were full of accomplishments and milestones, yet largely unexplored until now. Learn about Hurston’s reporting of the infamous murder trial of Ruby McCollum, her involvement in the design and marketing of the first “anthropologically correct” African American baby doll, her impassioned writings on King Herod, and her controversial objections to court-ordered desegregation. Virginia Lynn Moylan teaches literature and English in Palm Beach County. She is also a founding member of the annual Zora Festival in Fort Pierce and recipient of the Florida Book Award Silver Medal for nonfiction. Program followed by book signing. Free. Refreshments provided. Call (407) 836-7010 to register. For more information, please visit thehistorycenter.org.

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