Maya Angelou's five volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty. As a black woman she has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope, joy, achievement and celebration. In the fifth volume, Maya Angelou emigrates to Ghana only to discover that 'you can't go home again' but she comes to a new awareness of love and friendship, civil rights and slavery - and the myth of mother Africa
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"An important document drawing more much-needed attention to the hidden history of a people both African and American."--Los Angeles Times Book ReviewFrom the Back Cover:
"Thoroughly enjoyable. . . An important document drawing more much-needed attention to the hidden history of a people both African and American." --Los Angeles Times Book Review
"Maya Angelou regards the world and herself with intelligence and wit; she records the events of her life with style and grace." --Washington Post Book World
"Angelou's journey into Africa is a journey into herself, into that part of every Afro-American's soul that is still wedded to Africa, that still yearns for a home." --Chicago Tribune Book World
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Book Description Virago Press Ltd, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0860689077