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A Song Flung Up to Heaven
Maya Angelou

Classification : Biography & Memoir
Pub Date : Jun 06, 2002
Imprint : Virago
Page Extent : 176
Binding : HB
ISBN : 9781860499364
Price : 899

About the book
It is 1964 and Maya Angelou is on her way back home, leaving behind her beloved - and now seriously teenage - son Guy, to finish university in Ghana. America is pulsing with the challenge of change, the civil rights movement is in full swing and that's where Maya Angelou wants to be, working alongside her friends Malcolm X and Martin Luther King. In this marvellous account, Maya Angelou provides, with her customary wisdom, compassion and wit, a first-hand record of an extraordinarily exciting and tragic political period. She writes too of `Jimmy' Baldwin, Eldridge Cleaver, and of friends and family, and finishes with the beginnings of her career as one of America's most impressive memoir writers.

Virago publisher says: `Though I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings remains one of my all time best books, this final volume is fast becoming a new favourite. It's wonderful!'
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Maya Angelou

Dr Maya Angelou was one of the world's most important writers and activists. Born 4 April 1928, she lived and chronicled an extraordinary life: rising from poverty, violence and racism, she became...(+)

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