Length: 219 pages
Audiobook Length: 11 hours and 15 minutes
First Published: 1937
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Fair and long-legged, independent and articulate, Janie Crawford sets out to be her own person — no mean feat for a black woman in the ’30s. Janie’s quest for identity takes her through three marriages and into a journey back to her roots.
Quotes from Their Eyes were Watching God
There are years that ask questions and years that answer.
Some people could look at a mud puddle and see an ocean with ships.
Two things everybody’s got tuh do fuh theyselves. They got tuh go tuh God, and they got tuh find out about livin’ fuh theyselves.
No hour is ever eternity, but it has its right to weep.
About Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston was a novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist. Her works include Their Eyes were Watching God, Moses, Man of the Mountain, and Barracoon. She died in 1960 at the age of 69.