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Poems Maya Angelou

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ISBN-10: 0553379852

ISBN-13: 9780553379853

Edition: 1986 (Large Type)

Authors: Maya Angelou

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Tenderly, joyously, sometimes in sadness,  sometimes in pain, Maya Angelou writes from the heart and  celebrates life as only she has discovered it. In  this moving volume of poetry, we hear the  multi-faceted voice of one of the most powerful and  vibrant writers of our time. From the Paperback edition.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/12/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.77" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
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…