The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou (Hardcover: Nonfiction, Biography) 1981

The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou (Hardcover: Nonfiction, Biography) 1981

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1981 Random House Hardcover Edition of The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou. 272 pages The Heart of a Woman is the 4th volume of Maya's Angelou's autobiography, which began so auspiciously with I Know Why The Cages Bird Sings. In this book, she leaves California for New York and enters the society and world of black artists and writers. Not since her childhood has she lived in an almost black environment, and she is surprised at the obsession over new friends have with the white world around them. She stays for a while with John and Grace Kilens and begins to read her writing at the Harlem Writers Guild. She continues to sing, most notably at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem. She helps organize a benefit cabaret for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and then is appointed Martin Luther King’s Northern Coordinator. The heart of a Woman is filled with unforgettable vignettes of famous characters, from Billie Holiday to Malcolm X, but perhaps most important of all is the story of Maya Angelou’s relationship with her son.


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