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Author Hurston, Zora Neale.

Title Mules and men / Zora Neale Hurston ; with a preface by Franz Boas ; a foreword by Arnold Rampersad ; an afterword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; and illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias.

Edition First Harper Perennial Modern Classics edition.
Publication Info. New York : Harper Perennial, 2008.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Fiction  F HURSTON    AVAILABLE
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Description xxiii, 309 pages, 32 pages : illustrations, music ; 21 cm
Note Includes the author and about the book section: P.S. insights, interviews & more.
Reprint. Originally published: Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott, c1935. With additional material.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Folk tales -- Hoodoo -- Glossary -- Appendix: I. Negro songs with music ; II. Formulae of Hoodoo doctors ; III. Paraphernalia of conjure ; IV. Prescriptions of root doctors -- Chronology -- In search of Zora Neale Hurston / Alice Walker -- Wrestling with Mules and men : the story behind the book.
Summary Hurston recounts her experiences collecting African-American folklore and offers some seventy folk tales and a series of hoodoo rituals.
Study Program Reading Counts RC High School 7.5 17 Quiz: 08021 Guided reading level: NR.
Audience 1020 Lexile
Subject Hurston, Zora Neale -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Florida -- Folklore -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- Folklore -- Fiction.
Tales -- Florida -- Fiction.
Tales -- Louisiana -- Fiction.
Vodou -- Louisiana -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Florida -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Florida -- Music -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- Music -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780061350177 (paperback)
0061350176 (paperback)
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