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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B0026LTNFO
Pages no: 305
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Obsession with words
Obsession with words rated it
4.0 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Wow, there was so much about Maya Angelou that I didn't know! She is an amazing woman and lived such a crazy life. I really don't know how she managed to deal with all she did but I suppose she didn't have much choice in the matter. Born Marguerite Johnson, she and her brother Bailey were sent to li...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
3.0 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Finding out more about this author's life is always interesting. She tells about the good and the bad and how she felt, and she always seems to keep a good outlook on life. It helps me to get over some of the petty things in my own life.
Memories From Books on Booklikes
Memories From Books on Booklikes rated it
4.0 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is the first of seven memoirs that Maya Angelou wrote. This book tells of her life from childhood to the age of seventeen - the years 1928 to 1945. The story is a harsh and sad one, dealing with poverty, racism, abandonment, rape, sexual abuse, and teenage pregnancy. ...
Merle
Merle rated it
3.5 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
This is a good book, but I am not in love. It is a memoir of the author’s childhood and adolescence in the 1930s and 40s, in the segregated South and later in California. It is certainly a well-written book, with vividly drawn scenes – the reader must accept a certain amount of creative license, as ...
Betsy's Non-Blog
Betsy's Non-Blog rated it
4.0 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
[2/16/16]Incredible command of language, imagery. This is clearly an accomplished poet. And the story was very moving, but I felt a little cheated when it ended well before her life was fully formed. It stopped when she was 15 (16?) at the birth of her first child, and I felt that that event, unl...
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