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Seraph on the Suwanee (1948) [Novel]
by Zora Neale Hurston Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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This novel of turn-of-the-century white "Florida Crackers" marks a daring departure for the author famous for her complex accounts of black culture and heritage. Full of insights into the nature of love, attraction, faith, and loyalty, Seraph on the Suwanee is the compelling story of two people at once deeply in love and deeply at odds. The heroine, young Arvay Henson, is convinced she will never find true love and happiness, and defends herself from unwanted suitors by throwing hysterical fits and professing religious fervor. Arvay meets her match, however, in handsome Jim Meserve, a bright, enterprising young man who knows that Arvay is the woman for him, and refuses to allow her to convince him otherwise. With the same passion and understanding that have made Their Eyes Were Watching God a classic, Hurston explores the evolution of a marriage full of love but very little communication and the desires of a young woman In search of herself and her place in the world.
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Original title: Seraph on the Suwanee
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Seraph on the Suwanee

Seraph on the Suwanee (1948)
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Language: English

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Seraph on the Suwanee (December 7, 1990)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 0060973595
Dimensions: 5.3 x 8.0 x 1.0
Pages: 400

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