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Publisher Comments:

Tenderly, joyously, sometimes in sadness,  sometimes in pain, Maya Angelou writes from the heart and  celebrates life as only she has discovered it. In  this moving volume of poetry, we hear the  multi-faceted voice of one of the most powerful and  vibrant writers of our time.

About the Author

Poet, writer, performer, teacher and director Maya Angelou was raised in Stamps, Arkansas, and then went to San Francisco. In addition to her bestselling autobiographies, beginning with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she has also written five poetry collections, including I Shall Not Be Moved and Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?, as well as the celebrated poem "On the Pulse of Morning," which she read at the inauguration of President William Jefferson Clinton.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780553255768
Author:
Angelou, Maya
Publisher:
Bantam Books
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Afro-American women poets
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
Single Author / General
Subject:
Poetry/African American
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4 v. ed.
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Large Print:
Y
Series Volume:
no. 27
Publication Date:
19960131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
6.84x4.18x.66 in. .24 lbs.

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