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Maya Angelou
Birth date: April 04, 1928
Died: May 28, 2014
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Obsession with words
Obsession with words rated it 1 year ago
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 2 years ago
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.
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it 2 years ago
If you're interested in Maya Angelou's life this is a good book to read. It tells a lot about her life in relation to her mother. They had a trouble relationship at times and a wonderful one at others.
Memories From Books on Booklikes
Memories From Books on Booklikes rated it 3 years ago
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. ...
Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it 3 years ago
I really can't imagine that I would have cared much for the art of Basquiat if the editor hadn't done such a fabulous job of pairing the words with the pictures. The result feels like a close collaboration, rather than an after-the-fact pairing. Nice back matter, for those who care, too.And a shout-...
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