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Letter to my daughter

Author: Maya Angelou
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou's path to living well and living a life with meaning. Whether she is recalling such lost friends as Coretta Scott King and Ossie Davis, extolling honesty, decrying vulgarity, explaining why becoming a Christian is a "lifelong endeavor," or simply singing the praises of a meal of red rice--Maya Angelou writes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biography
Named Person: Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maya Angelou
ISBN: 9781400066124 1400066123 9780812980035 0812980034
OCLC Number: 233591904
Awards: Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Award, 2009.
Description: xii, 166 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Home --
Philanthropy --
Revelations --
Giving birth --
Accident, coincident, or answered prayer --
To tell the truth --
Vulgarity --
Violence --
Mother's long view --
Morocco --
Porgy and Bess --
Bob & Decca --
Celia Cruz --
Fannie Lou Hamer --
Senegal --
The eternal silver screen --
In self-defense --
Mrs. Coretta Scott King --
Condolences --
In the valley of humility --
National spirit --
Reclaiming Southern roots --
Surviving --
Salute to older lovers --
Commencement address --
Poetry --
Mt. Zion --
Keep the faith.
Responsibility: Maya Angelou.
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Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou's path to living well and living a life with meaning. Whether she is recalling such lost friends as Coretta Scott King and Ossie Davis, extolling honesty, decrying vulgarity, explaining why becoming a Christian is a "lifelong endeavor," or simply singing the praises of a meal of red rice--Maya Angelou writes from the heart to millions of women she considers her extended family.

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