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Even the Stars Look Lonesome

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ISBN-10: 0553379720

ISBN-13: 9780553379723

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Maya Angelou

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I have written of the black American experience, which I know intimately. I am always talking about the human condition in general and about society in particular. What it is like to be human, and American, what makes us weep, what makes us fall and stumble and somehow rise and go on. The compelling wisdom and deeply felt perceptions of Maya Angelou have been cherished by millions of readers. Now, in a continuation of her bestseller Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now, she shares many of her most treasured personal experiences, reflecting on the ideas and inspirations that have touched her heart. Even the Stars Look Lonesome is a profound series of essays that explores aspects of life…    
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Book details

List price: $13.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
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…    

A House Can Hurt, a Home Can Heal
Africa
Aging
Godfrey Cambridge and Fame
A Song to Sensuality
They Came to Stay
Mother and Freedom
Loving Learning
Poetic Passage
Art in Africa
Vacationing
Age and Sexuality
Rural Museums--Southern Romance
I Dare to Hope
Poor Poverty
Danger in Denial
The Rage Against Violence
Art for the Sake of the Soul
Those Who Really Know Teach
Even the Stars Look Lonesome Sometimes