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Moses, Man of the Mountain

Zora Neale Hurston

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“A narrative of great power. Warm with friendly personality and pulsating with . . . profound eloquence and religious fervor.”

—New York Times

In this novel based on the familiar story of the Exodus, Zora Neale Hurston blends the Moses of the Old Testament with the Moses of black folklore and song to create a compelling allegory of power, redemption, and faith.



Praise For Moses, Man of the Mountain

“The real thing, warm, humorous, poetic.”
The New Yorker

“A narrative of great power. Warm with friendly personality and pulsating with...profound eloquence and religious fervor.”
New York Times

Amistad, 9780061695148, 352pp.

Publication Date: December 30, 2008



About the Author

Zora Neale Hurston was a novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist. An author of four novels (Jonah’s Gourd Vine, 1934; Their Eyes Were Watching God, 1937; Moses, Man of the Mountain, 1939; and Seraph on the Suwanee, 1948); two books of folklore (Mules and Men, 1935, and Tell My Horse, 1938); an autobiography (Dust Tracks on a Road, 1942); and over fifty short stories, essays, and plays. She attended Howard University, Barnard College and Columbia University, and was a graduate of Barnard College in 1927. She was born on January 7, 1891, in Notasulga, Alabama, and grew up in Eatonville, Florida. She died in Fort Pierce, in 1960.  In 1973, Alice Walker had a headstone placed at her gravesite with this epitaph: “Zora Neale Hurston: A Genius of the South.”