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Maya Angelou

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings


This is the first of Maya Angelou's five volumes of autobiography, in which she evokes her childhood with her grandmother in the American south of the 1930s. She learns the power of a white skin and suffers the trauma of rape by her mother's lover.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 1984
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd
Pages: 320
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780860685111
ISBN 10: 086068511X

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings