Hurston

biographical name
Hurs·​ton | \ ˈhər-stən How to pronounce Hurston (audio) \

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Zora Neale 1903–1960 American writer and folklorist

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“Hurston.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hurston. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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