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I know why the caged bird sings

Author: Maya Angelou
Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, [2009] ©2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Random House Trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou's debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable e-Books
Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maya Angelou
ISBN: 9781588369253 1588369250
OCLC Number: 430322250
Notes: Originally published: ©1969.
Description: 1 online resource (289 pages)
Responsibility: Maya Angelou.
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Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou's debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local "powhitetrash." At eight years old and back at her mother's side in St. Louis, Maya is attacked by a man many times her age--and has to live with the consequences for a lifetime. Years later, in San Francisco, Maya learns that love for herself, the kindness of others, her own strong spirit, and the ideas of great authors ("I met and fell in love with William Shakespeare") will allow her to be free instead of imprisoned. Poetic and powerful, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings will touch hearts and change minds for as long as people read

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