Annotations for Their Eyes Were Watching God


Baker & Taylor
When independent Janie Crawford returns home, her small African-American community begins to buzz with gossip about the outcome of her affair with a younger man, in a novel set in the 1930s South. Reissue. (An ABC-TV film, produced by Oprah Winfrey, Kate Forte, & Quincy Jones; directed by Darnell Martin; airing Fall 2004; starring Halle Berry) (General Fiction)

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Baker & Taylor
When Janie Starks returns to her rural Florida home, her small black community is overwhelmed with curiosity about her relationship with a younger man.

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HARPERCOLL
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.

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