Jonah's Gourd Vine is Zora Neale Hurston's 1934 debut novel. The novel is a semi-autobiographical novel following John Buddy Pearson and his wife, Lucy. The characters share the same first names as Hurston's parents and make a similar migration from Notasulga, Alabama to Hurston's childhood home, Eatonville, Florida .
Jonah's Gourd Vine is Zora Neale Hurston's first novel which she wrote in 4 months and published in 1934. It tells the story of John Buddy Pearson and his wife Lucy. John Buddy becomes a preacher when he gets older and has many women in his life (at least five that I can remember).
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Jonah’s Gourd Vine, Zora Neale Hurston’s first novel, originally published in 1934, tells the story of John Buddy Pearson, “a living exultation” of a young man who loves too many women for his own good. Lucy, his long-suffering wife, is his true love, but there’s also Mehaley and Big ‘Oman, as well as the scheming Hattie, who ...
Overview Jonah's Gourd Vine Quick Reference When publisher Bertram Lippincott read Zora Neale Hurston's short story “The Gilded Six-Bits” in Story magazine in August 1933, he wrote to inquire whether she was working on a novel. She was, and by early October she sent him the manuscript of Jonah's Gourd Vine. It was published the following May.
English. xv, 229 pages ; 21 cm. Despite being a married man and pastor of Zion Hope, John Buddy Pearson is a "natchel man" during the week "who loves too many women for his own good."--Back cover. Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-222)
Jonah's Gourd Vine is the debut novel of Zora Neale Hurston, which tells the semi-autobiograpical account of her father's fall from grace and her family's subsequent move from Alabama to the small town of Eatonville, Florida, where she was raised.