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The Heart of a Woman
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Maya gives an overview of the book:

The Heart of a Woman continues Dr. Angelou’s autobiographical work begun in I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, exploring her beginnings as a writer and civil rights activist.
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The Heart of a Woman continues Dr. Angelou’s autobiographical work begun in I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, exploring her beginnings as a writer and civil rights activist.

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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...