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Gather Together In My Name

Gather Together In My Name

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‘A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman’ Barack Obama

Maya Angelou’s volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty. As a black woman she has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope, joy, achievement and celebration. In the sequel to her best-selling I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou is a young mother in California, unemployed, embarking on brief affairs and transient jobs in shops and night-clubs, turning to prostitution and the world of narcotics.
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Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General / Autobiography: General

On Sale: 2nd September 2010

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9780748122370

Reviews

She was important in so many ways. She launched African American women writing in the United States. She was generous to a fault. She had nineteen talents - used ten. And was a real original. There is no duplicate
Toni Morrison
The poems and stories she wrote . . . were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace
President Bill Clinton
A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman
President Barack Obama
She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace . . . She will always be the rainbow in my clouds
Oprah Winfrey