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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - VMC 218 (Hardback)
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - VMC 218 (Hardback)

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - VMC 218 (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 02/08/2012
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In this, the celebrated, bestselling first volume of her autobiography, Maya Angelou beautifully evokes her childhood with her grandmother in the American South of the 1930s. She learns the power of the white folks at the other end of town and suffers the terrible trauma of rape by her mother's lover. As a black woman, Maya Angelou has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope and joy, celebration and achievement; loving the world, she also knows its cruelty.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781844088188

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“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”

Beautiful, very well written, inspirational, explicit, honest and a fearless pen.I am very happy I bought the above product. There is something in this book for everybody. I learnt much about Black American history... More

Paperback edition
6th May 2008
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“A painful honest memoir”

Whilst I have a wide range of reading tastes, this is one that I would not normally consider. It is an autobiography of Maya, a black girl growing up in the depression era of America with the dreadful prejudice that... More

Paperback edition
28th March 2013
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“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”

The first - and arguably the best - in Maya Angelous' series of autobiographies. Her story is heartbreaking and uplifting all at once. From her childhood as an awkward, and often abused, black child in the... More

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19th May 2013
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