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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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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 mothers 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 about love for herself and 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.

Poetic and powerful, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is a modern American classic that will touch hearts and change minds for as long as people read.

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About the Author

Poet, writer, performer, teacher, and director, Maya Angelou was raised in Stamps, Arkansas, and then moved to San Francisco. In addition to her bestselling autobiographies, she has also written a cookbook, Hallelujah! The Welcome Table, and five poetry collections, including I Shall Not Be Moved and Shaker, Why Dont You Sing?

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ISBN:
9780345514400
Author:
Angelou, Maya
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Women
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Authors, American -- 20th century.
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African American authors
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People of Color
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Biography-Literary
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Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
6.92x4.18x.81 in. .33 lbs.

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