Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

The main character, an African American woman in her early forties named Janie Crawford, tells the story of her life and journey via an extended flashback to her best friend, Pheoby, so that Pheoby can tell Janie's story to the nosy community on her behalf. Her life has three major periods corresponding to her marriages to three very different men.

The 110th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 10th on The Best Southern Novels of All Time (Oxford American)
  2. - 11th on Koen Book Distributors Top 100 Books of the Past Century (themodernnovel.com)
  3. - 23rd on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  4. - 31st on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery)
  5. - 31st on 100 Best Novels in English Since 1900 (Counterpunch)
  6. - 45th on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  7. - 60th on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  8. - 88th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  9. - 97th on The Top 10: The Greatest Books of All Time (The Top 10 (Book))
  10. - 100th on 100 Best Books (Montana State University)
  11. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)
  12. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  13. - The Book of Great Books: A Guide to 100 World Classics (Book)
  14. - From Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  15. - The College Board: 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers (http://www.uhlibrary.net/pdf/college_board_recommended_books.pdf)
  16. - The Great American Read (PBS)
  17. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)

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