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Seraph on the Suwanee by Zora Neale Hurston – Dedication

In Black Authors, Books, Novels on January 29, 2011 at 11:00 am

Zora Neale Hurston dedicated her novel Seraph on the Suwanee:

To

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

and

Mrs. Spessard L. Holland

With Loving Admiration

Here Hurston continued her tradition of dedicating books to Floridian authors. Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings won a Pulitzer Prize for The Yearling.

Florida Senator Spessard L. Holland was still serving his last Congressional term when he died of a heart attack at 79. Hurston dedicated this book to his wife Mary (they were married over 50 years). You can visit Mary Holland Park, a large nature preserve, in Central Florida.

A Little Love Story by Roland Merullo – Dedication

In Books, Romance on November 13, 2010 at 12:28 pm

Roland Merullo dedicated A Little Love Story:

for Stephen Merullo

Stephen and Ken are the author’s brothers. Gerard X remains a mystery! Peter Grudin is a writer, as is Dean Crawford.