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I know why the caged bird sings / Maya Angelou.

By: Angelou, Maya
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Random House, 2002Edition: 1st edDescription: 281 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 0375507892 Subject(s): Angelou, Maya -- Childhood and youth | Angelou, Maya -- Homes and haunts -- Arkansas | Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Arkansas | Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography | Entertainers -- United States -- Biography | African American families -- Arkansas | African American authors -- Biography | Arkansas -- Intellectual life -- 20th century | Arkansas -- Social life and customsDDC classification: 813.54 | B LOC classification: PS3551.N464 | Z466 2002Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Sample text | Publisher description Dissertation note: Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Her life story is told in the documentary film And Still I Rise, as seen on PBS’s American Masters. 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,
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Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Her life story is told in the documentary film And Still I Rise, as seen on PBS’s American Masters.

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,

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