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I Shall Not Be Moved: Poems
I Shall Not Be Moved: Poems
$16.95
Hardcover
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Hardcover
  • May.13.1997
  • 9780679457084
  • Random House

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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.
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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.

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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...