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A Song Flung up to Heaven

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In a sixth stunning memoir, the acclaimed author and poet describes her return from Africa to the U.S., her work with the civil rights movement, her devastation over the assassinations of both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King and the feelings of isolation that followed, and the writing of her first autobiographical work, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Reprint.

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.

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ISBN:
9780553897319
Publisher:
Bantam Books
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Author:
Angelou, Maya
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Publication Date:
20030401
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
224

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