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I Shall Not Be Moved

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ISBN-10: 0553354582

ISBN-13: 9780553354584

Edition: N/A

Authors: Maya Angelou

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In her first book of poetry since Why  Don't You Sing? Maya Angelou,  bestselling author of the classic autobiography I  Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, writes  with lyric, passionate intensity that reaches out to  touch the heart and mind. This memorable  collection of poems exhibits Maya Angelou's unique gift  for capturing the triumph and pain of being black  and every man and woman's struggle to be free.  Filled with bittersweet intimacies and ferocious  courage, these poems are gems--many-faceted, bright  with wisdom, radiant with life. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Book details

List price: $12.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/1/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Annie Johnson on April 4, 1928 in Saint Louis, Missouri. At the age of 16, she became not only the first black streetcar conductor in San Francisco but the first woman conductor. In the mid-1950s, she toured Europe with a production of the opera Porgy and Bess. In 1957, she recorded her first album, Calypso Lady. In 1958, she became a part of the Harlem Writers Guild in New York and played a queen in The Blacks, an off-Broadway production by French dramatist Jean Genet. In 1960, she moved to Cairo, where she edited The Arab Observer, an English-language weekly newspaper. The following year, she went to Ghana where she was features editor of The African…