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Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem
Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem
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Hardcover
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Hardcover
  • Dec.01.2005
  • 9781400065585
  • Random House

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In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. “Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward,” she writes, “and speak the word aloud. Peace.” Read by the poet at the lighting of the National Christmas Tree at the White House on December 1st, 2005, Maya Angelou’s celebration of the “Glad Season” is a radiant affirmation of the goodness of life and a beautiful holiday gift for people of all faiths.
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In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. “Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward,” she writes, “and speak the word aloud. Peace.” Read by the poet at the lighting of the National Christmas Tree at the White House on December 1st, 2005, Maya Angelou’s celebration of the “Glad Season” is a radiant affirmation of the goodness of life and a beautiful holiday gift for people of all faiths.

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About Maya

Maya Angelou is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature and as a remarkable Renaissance woman. Being a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director, Dr. Angelou continues to travel the...

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Published Reviews

Dec.12.2007

The poet Maya Angelou, after living abroad for four years, left her spirited nineteen-year-old son, Guy, attending college in Accra, Ghana, to return to the United States to assist Malcolm X in his founding...

Dec.12.2007

... What is most remarkable is not her success, but her candid admissions of failure and her indisputable certainty that only a unique black spiritual heritage has carried her beyond it. Repeatedly, she...