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by Angelou, Maya

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TitleLetter to my daughter
Author / Responsible partyAngelou, Maya
TopicsBiography. Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- New York (State) -- New York. African American authors -- Biography. Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]


Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou's path to living well and living a life with meaning. Told in her own inimitable style, this book transcends genres and categories: guidebook, memoir, poetry, and pure delight. Here in short spellbinding essays are glimpses of the tumultuous life that led Angelou to an exalted place in American letters and taught her lessons in compassion and fortitude: how she was brought up by her indomitable grandmother in segregated Arkansas, taken in at thirteen by her more worldly and less religious mother, and grew to be an awkward, six-foot-tall teenager whose first experience of loveless sex paradoxically left her with her greatest gift, a son.

Additional Information

System control numberS13358
Original Print PublisherNew York : Random House, 2008.
NarratorMaya Angelou.
Narrator NameMaya Angelou.
Participant or performer noteMaya Angelou.
Narrators GenderFemale narrator