I Shall Not Be Moved

I Shall Not Be Moved

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In her first book of poetry sinceWhy Don't You Sing?Maya Angelou, bestselling author of the classic autobiographyI Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, writes with lyric, passionate intensity that reaches out to touch the heart and mind. This memorable collection of poems exhibits Maya Angelou's unique gift for capturing the triumph and pain of being black and every man and woman's struggle to be free. Filled with bittersweet intimacies and ferocious courage, these poems are gems--many-faceted, bright with wisdom, radiant with life.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c1990.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780394586182
0394586182
Branch Call Number: 811 Ang
Characteristics: x, 48 p. ; 22 cm.

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Aug 23, 2016

I’m a little ashamed to admit that I decided to read this book of poetry after repeatedly seeing the iPhone commercial with Maya Angelou’s voiceover reading “The Human Family,” but I supposed there’s no bad reason to read a Maya Angelou book. This book is full of intersectionality topics relating to race, gender, social class. Of course, this being a Maya Angelou book of poetry, is full of beautiful and insightful language.

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