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The Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou

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  • Format: Hardcover, 1184 pages
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  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • On Sale: September 21, 2004
  • Price: $40.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-64325-8 (0-679-64325-7)
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Here, for the first time ever, a one-volume edition of all of Maya Angelou's celebrated and bestselling autobiographies.

Includes:

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Gather Together in My Name
Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas
The Heart of a Woman
All God's Children Need Travelling Shoes
A Song Flung Up to Heaven

"This testimony from a black sister marks the beginning of a new era in the minds and hearts of all black men and women... I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, liberates the reader into life simply because Maya Angelou confronts her own life with such a moving wonder, such a luminous dignity. I have no words for this achievement, but I know that not since the days of my childhood, when the people in books were more real than the people one saw every day, have I found myself so moved... Her portrait is a biblical study in life in the midst of death." -- James Baldwin

"Simultaneously touching and comic" -- The New York Times

"It is a heroic and beautiful book." -- Clevland Plain Dealer

"Maya Angelou is a natural writer with an inordinate sense of life and she has written and exceptional autobiographical narrative... a beautiful book -- an unconditionally involving memoir for our time or any time." -- The Kirkus Reviews