I know why the caged bird sings

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Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local “powhitetrash.” At eight years old and back at her mothers side in St. Louis, Maya is attacked by a man many times her age–and has to live with the consequences for a lifetime. Years later, in San Francisco, Maya learns about love for herself and the kindness of others, her own strong spirit, and the ideas of great authors (“I met and fell in love with William Shakespeare”) will allow her to be free instead of imprisoned.Poetic and powerful, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is a modern American classic that will touch hearts and change minds for as long as people read.

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9781588369253
9780307879400
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African American authors -- Biography
African American families
African American families -- Arkansas
African American women authors
African American women authors -- 20th century -- Biography
African Americans -- Biography
Angelou, Maya
Angelou, Maya -- Childhood and youth
Angelou, Maya -- Homes and haunts -- Arkansas
Arkansas
Arkansas -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Arkansas -- Social life and customs
Audiobooks
Authors, American
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Arkansas
Autobiographies
Biography
Downloadable e-Books
Electronic books
Entertainers
Entertainers -- United States -- Biography
Homes
Manners and customs
People of Color
United States
title_display I know why the caged bird sings
title_full I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I know why the caged bird sings / Maya Angelou ; [foreword by Oprah Winfrey]
I know why the caged bird sings [electronic resource] / Maya Angelou
title_short I know why the caged bird sings
title_sub
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African American authors
African American families
African American women authors
African Americans
Angelou, Maya
Audiobooks
Authors, American
Biography & Autobiography
Childhood and youth
Entertainers
Homes
Homes and haunts
Intellectual life
Manners and customs
Nonfiction
People of Color
Social life and customs