Amazed by the talent of both the writer and the performer. Zora Neale Hurston's lyrical prose is wondrous. Ruby Dee's reading showcases her range as an actor. I was ignorant of how gifted the two women were; my eyes got to glimpse their glory.
Ruby Dee brings so much life to this classic tale. Zoe's Neale Hurston's writing is so brilliant no other narrator would have done it due justice. A true treasure.
I read from almost every genre but I do love a good science fiction. When not listening I'm camping with my Girl Scouts, baking or at work.
This book is a classic in Black literature but is also simply exceptional American literature. Hurston captures the patois of the old south and transported me back to childhoid listening to elders talking on the front porch. Ruby Dee's outstanding performance brought the characters to bigger than life.
This book was full of intrigue and a few unexpected twists. I love how carefree the main character was as she enjoyed her life's journey.
Ruby's skilled vocal abilities took me on each high and low as if I were actually experiencing it first hand.
This is a good story during that particular in America's history for Ruby Dee just kills the narration she is marvelous! she's able to handle the book characters in a superb performance. wonderful to listen to.
Spectacular performance. Inspiring story. Soul-reaching. Touched me profoundly. I can't believe I lived this long without reading this book!