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What's the hurry, Fox? : and other animal stories

by Hurston, Zora Neale.

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Presents a volume of pourquoi tales collected by Zora Neale Hurston from her field research in the Gulf states in the 1920s. Acclaimed anthropologist, folklorist, and novelist Zora Neale Hurston traveled the back roads of the rural South, collecting stories from men, women, and children in Florida,... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • "Why the buzzard has no home" / Armetta Jones
  • "What's the hurry, fox?" "Why porpoise's tail is on crosswise," "Why flies get the first taste" / M.C. Ford
  • "Why donkey has long ears" / Nathaniel Burney
  • "Why the dog hates the cat" / Mack C. Ford
  • "Why the waves have whitecaps" / Lily May Beale
  • "Why frog got eyes and mole got tail" / M.C. Yard.
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