All God's Children Need Travelling Shoes (Paperback)Maya Angelou (author)
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Now a major Radio 4 drama.
'A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman' Barack Obama
Maya Angelou's five volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty. As a black woman she has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope, joy, achievement and celebration. In the fifth volume, Maya Angelou emigrates to Ghana only to discover that 'you can't go home again' but she comes to a new awareness of love and friendship, civil rights and slavery - and the myth of mother Africa.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 192 g
Dimensions: 202 x 137 x 16 mm
The poems and stories she wrote . . . were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace -- President Bill Clinton
She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace . . . She will always be the rainbow in my clouds' -- Oprah Winfrey
She was important in so many ways. She launched African American women writing in the United States. She was generous to a fault. She had nineteen talents - used ten. And was a real original. There is no duplicate -- Toni Morrison
She continues with all the freshness and warmth of her earlier book s' EVENING STANDARD * 'Maya Angelou has an amazing ability to take readers into her personal maze and lead them out again feeling refreshed and even jubilant' *
GUARDIAN * 'Maya Angelou has a fiercely uncompromising spirit' *
DAILY TELEGRAPH * 'Told with the humorous, unsentimental wisdom that has gained Maya Angelou such a devoted following' *