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Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

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

Maya Angelou’s five 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 this her third marvellous volume, music and her son are the focus of Maya Angelou’s life. She is on the edge of a new world: marriage, show business and a triumphant tour of ‘Porgy and Bess’.
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Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General / Autobiography: General

On Sale: 1st May 2008

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781844085033

Reviews

A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman
President Barack Obama
The poems and stories she wrote . . . were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace
President Bill Clinton
She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace . . . She will always be the rainbow in my clouds
Oprah Winfrey
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
A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman
President Barack Obama
The poems and stories she wrote . . . were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace
President Bill Clinton
She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace . . . She will always be the rainbow in my clouds
Oprah Winfrey
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
Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Maya Angelou’s five 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 this her third marvellous volume, music and her son are the focus of Maya Angelou’s life. She is on the edge of a new world: marriage, show business and a triumphant tour of ‘Porgy and Bess’.
Read More

Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General / Autobiography: General

On Sale: 1st May 2008

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781844085033

Reviews

Once again the reader must marvel at this gifted woman's spirit and resistance and applaud the gusto with which she recaptures a past that has been plagued by indignities as often as it has been blessed by love
OBSERVER
Maya Angelou is an inspiration
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
She sees everything with an eye full of relish
GUARDIAN
A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman
President Barack Obama
The poems and stories she wrote . . . were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace
President Bill Clinton
She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace . . . She will always be the rainbow in my clouds
Oprah Winfrey
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
Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Maya Angelou’s five 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 this her third marvellous volume, music and her son are the focus of Maya Angelou’s life. She is on the edge of a new world: marriage, show business and a triumphant tour of ‘Porgy and Bess’.
Read More

Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General / Autobiography: General

On Sale: 1st May 2008

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781844085033

Reviews

Once again the reader must marvel at this gifted woman's spirit and resistance and applaud the gusto with which she recaptures a past that has been plagued by indignities as often as it has been blessed by love
OBSERVER
Maya Angelou is an inspiration
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
She sees everything with an eye full of relish
GUARDIAN
A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman
President Barack Obama
The poems and stories she wrote . . . were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace
President Bill Clinton
She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace . . . She will always be the rainbow in my clouds
Oprah Winfrey
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
Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Maya Angelou’s five 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 this her third marvellous volume, music and her son are the focus of Maya Angelou’s life. She is on the edge of a new world: marriage, show business and a triumphant tour of ‘Porgy and Bess’.
Read More

Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General / Autobiography: General

On Sale: 1st May 2008

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781844085033

Reviews

Once again the reader must marvel at this gifted woman's spirit and resistance and applaud the gusto with which she recaptures a past that has been plagued by indignities as often as it has been blessed by love
OBSERVER
Maya Angelou is an inspiration
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
She sees everything with an eye full of relish
GUARDIAN
A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman
President Barack Obama
The poems and stories she wrote . . . were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace
President Bill Clinton
She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace . . . She will always be the rainbow in my clouds
Oprah Winfrey
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
Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Maya Angelou’s five 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 this her third marvellous volume, music and her son are the focus of Maya Angelou’s life. She is on the edge of a new world: marriage, show business and a triumphant tour of ‘Porgy and Bess’.
Read More

Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General / Autobiography: General

On Sale: 1st May 2008

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781844085033

Reviews

Once again the reader must marvel at this gifted woman's spirit and resistance and applaud the gusto with which she recaptures a past that has been plagued by indignities as often as it has been blessed by love
OBSERVER
Maya Angelou is an inspiration
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
She sees everything with an eye full of relish
GUARDIAN
A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman
President Barack Obama
The poems and stories she wrote . . . were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace
President Bill Clinton
She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace . . . She will always be the rainbow in my clouds
Oprah Winfrey
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
Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Maya Angelou’s five 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 this her third marvellous volume, music and her son are the focus of Maya Angelou’s life. She is on the edge of a new world: marriage, show business and a triumphant tour of ‘Porgy and Bess’.
Read More

Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General / Autobiography: General

On Sale: 1st May 2008

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781844085033

Reviews

Once again the reader must marvel at this gifted woman's spirit and resistance and applaud the gusto with which she recaptures a past that has been plagued by indignities as often as it has been blessed by love
OBSERVER
Maya Angelou is an inspiration
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
She sees everything with an eye full of relish
GUARDIAN
A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman
President Barack Obama
The poems and stories she wrote . . . were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace
President Bill Clinton
She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace . . . She will always be the rainbow in my clouds
Oprah Winfrey
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
Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Maya Angelou’s five 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 this her third marvellous volume, music and her son are the focus of Maya Angelou’s life. She is on the edge of a new world: marriage, show business and a triumphant tour of ‘Porgy and Bess’.
Read More

Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General / Autobiography: General

On Sale: 1st May 2008

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781844085033

Reviews

Once again the reader must marvel at this gifted woman's spirit and resistance and applaud the gusto with which she recaptures a past that has been plagued by indignities as often as it has been blessed by love
OBSERVER
Maya Angelou is an inspiration
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
She sees everything with an eye full of relish
GUARDIAN
A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman
President Barack Obama
The poems and stories she wrote . . . were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace
President Bill Clinton
She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace . . . She will always be the rainbow in my clouds
Oprah Winfrey
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
Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Maya Angelou’s five 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 this her third marvellous volume, music and her son are the focus of Maya Angelou’s life. She is on the edge of a new world: marriage, show business and a triumphant tour of ‘Porgy and Bess’.
Read More

Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General / Autobiography: General

On Sale: 1st May 2008

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781844085033

Reviews

Once again the reader must marvel at this gifted woman's spirit and resistance and applaud the gusto with which she recaptures a past that has been plagued by indignities as often as it has been blessed by love
OBSERVER
Maya Angelou is an inspiration
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
She sees everything with an eye full of relish
GUARDIAN
A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman
President Barack Obama
The poems and stories she wrote . . . were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace
President Bill Clinton
She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace . . . She will always be the rainbow in my clouds
Oprah Winfrey
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
Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Maya Angelou’s five 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 this her third marvellous volume, music and her son are the focus of Maya Angelou’s life. She is on the edge of a new world: marriage, show business and a triumphant tour of ‘Porgy and Bess’.
Read More

Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General / Autobiography: General

On Sale: 1st May 2008

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781844085033

Reviews

Once again the reader must marvel at this gifted woman's spirit and resistance and applaud the gusto with which she recaptures a past that has been plagued by indignities as often as it has been blessed by love
OBSERVER
Maya Angelou is an inspiration
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
She sees everything with an eye full of relish
GUARDIAN
A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman
President Barack Obama
The poems and stories she wrote . . . were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace
President Bill Clinton
She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace . . . She will always be the rainbow in my clouds
Oprah Winfrey
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
Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Maya Angelou’s five 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 this her third marvellous volume, music and her son are the focus of Maya Angelou’s life. She is on the edge of a new world: marriage, show business and a triumphant tour of ‘Porgy and Bess’.
Read More

Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General / Autobiography: General

On Sale: 1st May 2008

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781844085033