Cover to Cover Open Book

Cover to Cover Open Book – September 30, 2005

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In the last few weeks, we have witnessed the
devastation left behind throughout the south by the
hurricanes Katrina and Rita. For the next half hour,
you’ll be hearing the first of a four part reading
produced by Susan Stone where we’ll take a journey
with Janie Crawford in Zora Neale Hurston’s classic,
Their Eyes Were Watching God.
First Published in 1937, this novel is a striking and
timeless portrait of Janie Crawford’s evolving sense
of self through her three marriages. We meet her in
part one as the young, troubled wife of joe starks,
her husband is the new major of orange county and he
has set up his wife janie, as the store manager and
right hand of his many business ventures in town. As
Joe takes centerstage, Janie fades to the background,
and this is where we find her.
1st of a four part series.