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I know why the caged bird sings

Author: Maya Angelou
Publisher: London : Virago, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maya Angelou's seven volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty. As a Black woman she has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope, joy, achievement and celebration. In this first volume of her six books of autobiography, Maya Angelou beautifully evokes her childhood with her grandmother in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maya Angelou
ISBN: 9780349005997 0349005990
OCLC Number: 962406229
Notes: Originally published: New York: Random House, 1969.
Description: ix, 309 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Maya Angelou : with a new introduction by Oprah Winfrey.

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She was important in so many ways. She launched African American women writing in the United States. She was generous to a fault. She had nineteen talents - used ten. And was a real original. There Read more...

 
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