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“Funny thing," he said sitting in Zeke's kitchen with his wife, "things dat happened long time uhgo used to seem way off, but now it all seems lak it wuz yistiddy. You think it's dead but de past ain't stopped breathin' yet.”

This quote comes from Zora's first novel, Jonah's Gourd Vine published in 1934. This novel tells the story of John Buddy Pearson and his wife Lucy. Zora based the story and it’s characters on her parents.