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Title:I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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ISBN:0553279378
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Number of Pages:246
Category:Non fiction, Classics, Memoir, Biography, Autobiography

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings 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 .

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The Complete Collected Poems, The Heart of a Woman, Phenomenal Woman: Four Poems Celebrating Women, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Gather Together in My Name, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes, Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas (Maya Angelou's Autobiography, #3), Letter to My Daughter, Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now, Mom & Me & Mom
For a world of devoted readers a much awaited new volume of absorbing stories and inspirational wisdom from one of our best loved writers br br Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her i Letter to My Daughter i reveals Maya Angelou s path to living well and living a life with meaning Told in her own inimitable style this book transcends genres and categories guidebook memoir poetry and pure delight br br Here in short spellbinding essays are glimpses of the tumultuous life that led Angelou to an exalted place in American letters and taught her lessons in compassion and fortitude how she was brought up by her indomitable grandmother in segregated Arkansas taken in at thirteen by her more worldly and less religious mother and grew to be an awkward six foot tall teenager whose first experience of loveless sex paradoxically left her with her greatest gift a son br br 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 br br Like the rest of her remarkable work i Letter to My Daughter i entertains and teaches it is a book to cherish savor re read and share br br br br br I gave birth to one child a son but I have thousands of daughters You are Black and White Jewish and Muslim Asian Spanish speaking Native Americans and Aleut You are fat and thin and pretty and plain gay and straight educated and unlettered and I am speaking to you all Here is my offering to you br br from i Letter to My Daughter i, Maya Angelou one of the best loved authors of our time shares the wisdom of a remarkable life in this best selling spiritual classic This is Maya Angelou talking from the heart down to earth and real but also inspiring This is a book to treasured a book about being in all ways a woman about living well about the power of the word and about the power do spirituality to move and shape your life Passionate lively and lyrical Maya Angelou s latest unforgettable work offers a gem of truth on every page, This is a continuation of Maya Angelou s personal story begun so unforgettably in her bestselling I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings It is full of memorable people and charged with a life giving quality that marks Maya Angelou s writing, b i NEW YORK TIMES i BESTSELLER b br br The story of Maya Angelou s extraordinary life has been chronicled in her multiple bestselling autobiographies But now at last the legendary author shares the deepest personal story of her life her relationship with her mother br br For the first time Angelou reveals the triumphs and struggles of being the daughter of Vivian Baxter an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger than life presence a presence absent during much of Angelou s early life When her marriage began to crumble Vivian famously sent three year old Maya and her older brother away from their California home to live with their grandmother in Stamps Arkansas The subsequent feelings of abandonment stayed with Angelou for years but their reunion a decade later began a story that has never before been told In i Mom amp Me amp Mom i Angelou dramatizes her years reconciling with the mother she preferred to simply call Lady revealing the profound moments that shifted the balance of love and respect between them br br Delving into one of her life s most rich rewarding and fraught relationships i Mom amp Me amp Mom i explores the healing and love that evolved between the two women over the course of their lives the love that fostered Maya Angelou s rise from immeasurable depths to reach impossible heights