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Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classi

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Author Maya Angelou

Pages 288

Publisher Random House Publishing Group

Published Date 2010-07-21

ISBN 030747772X 9780307477729


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cortney_k shared a tip "I read this book in high school and read it again as an adult! Highly recommended!"

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amzette_auld shared a tip "It’s so much better to listen to hear read her books! She’s always been my hero, since I was a little girl!"

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beyondunnatural shared a tip "I just couldn't get into this. Something about the way it's written, far too many details with no actual point, hurts my brain."

camille_5432 shared a tip "Definitely! It’s such a beautiful story yet heartbreaking at the same time. Worth the read"

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celticgirl shared a tip "Her story from tragedy to triumph and finding love and strength. An universal story with a unique power."

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megan_eline-wright shared a tip "Amazing read with insight on the amazing Maya Angelou’s life and struggles"

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bradley_farley shared a tip "Yes. She was a prominent voice for her time."

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serenity.lori shared a tip "“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." -Maya Angelou"

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woodstock_williams shared a tip "Yes. She's an icon."

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nadia_klepfer shared a tip "This was such a huge impact on me in 9th grade. 24 years later and I still remember how amazing this was."

zechiah_brown shared a tip "Yes it really is a good book . Have you seen the film ?"

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kathy_spann shared a tip "One of my favorite books."

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hanna_wickham_bair shared a tip "I can’t really remember. I haven’t read it in so long. I think it does"

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karina_robbins shared a tip "Yes, definitely"

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bettina_jones shared a tip "Classic book"

debra_ochoa shared a tip "A beautiful narrative that opened up my world."

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liz_guerrero shared a tip "Listen to the audiobook read by the author"

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jennifer_raftis shared a tip "I love her but felt underwhelmed by the book"

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jemma_johnson shared a tip "Because its raw and real"

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cherise shared a tip "it was great"

silvia_lainez shared a tip "As far I agree, it a good book. Not done yet."

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logan_cohan shared a tip "No favorites but I love so many, reading the woman in the window now and it’s so good"

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sherri_fuller shared a tip "Changed my life!!!"

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stephanie_berger-ri shared a tip "I just finished The Vegetarian by Han Kang. I really enjoyed it."

johanna_5525 shared a tip "Yes! Maya Angelou is always worth it. Enjoy!"

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bee_spirit shared a tip "A classic memoir that is educational, sad, and inspiring."

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angel_marie23 shared a tip "I honestly liked the whole thing. It was so real and inspiring."

christa_smith shared a tip "Absolutely. It is actually part of a series about Dr. Angelou’s life but you can start with this volume. Beautifully written."

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laurin_anderson shared a tip "Definitely. It's a life changer."

michele_lucostic shared a tip "I enjoyed all of Maya Angelou autobiographies. Such a interesting life!"

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