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The Heart of a Woman

The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou 0812980328 9780812980325
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Maya Angelou has fascinated, moved, and inspiredcountless readers with the first three volumes ofher autobiography, one of the most remarkablepersonal narratives of our age. Now, in her fourthvolume,The Heart of a Woman, herturbulent life breaks wide open with joy as thesinger-dancer enters the razzle-dazzle of fabulousNew York City. There, at the Harlem Writers Guild,her love for writing blazes anew. Hercompassion and commitment lead her to respond to thefiery times by becoming the northern coordinatorof Martin Luther Kings history-making quest. Atempestuous, earthy woman, she promises her heart toone man only to have it stolen, virtually on herweding day, by a passionate African freedomfighter. Filled with unforgettable vignettes offamous characters, from Billie Holiday to MalcolmX,The Heart of a Womansingswith Maya Angelous eloquent prose -- her fondestdreams, deepest disappointments, and her dramaticallytender relationship with her rebellious teenageson. Vulnerable, humorous, tough, Maya speaks withan intimate awareness of the heart within all ofus. From the Paperback edition.

Author: Maya Angelou

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 352

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks

Publication Date: 2009-04-21

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ISBN: 0812980328

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