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The Heart of a Woman

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  • Posted March 17, 2013

    The Heart of a Woman is about Angelou when she is in her early 3

    The Heart of a Woman is about Angelou when she is in her early 30s. Her life was chaotic as a singer-dancer living in New York City. This is a story about a woman finding herself. Ms. Angelou describes her living conditions, being a mother to a son she must let family keep while she gets her feet on the ground, and a marriage to a man that ends. Ms. Angelou describes her involvement with the Harlem Writer Group. This leads Ms. Angelou to express herself through writing. This book deserves four thumbs up for the way Angelou describes her life. It could be easily read in a couple of days. It would appeal to men and women in different stages of life. Its central themes are the joys and burdens of being a black mother in America as the son she had at 16 finally grows into a man. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who is interested in the racial problems that the U.S. had and is still having since Martin Luther King and Malcolm X’s time.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 9, 2011

    Good

    Nice book....&.....<...>

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 23, 2004

    very inspiring for the most part

    After reading the fourth book of her biography, I think it is a cruel irony that a lot of the mistreatment, abuse and reproach she has suffered has been at the hands of black men. I was outraged at the scene of the 'palaver' and could not understand how an intelligent and brilliant, American woman agreed to go along with it, but the fact that she gave in to their 'recomendation' baffles my mind.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2003

    Love this book!!

    I really loved this book because it was very inspiring. Maya lets us know that we can achieve anything if you put your mind in to it. This book was very inspirational.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2012

    I Love To Read Books

    I Love to read books by any author!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 14, 2001

    Great Book

    The Heart Of A Woman was an exceptional book.It showed indepth her life growing up and maturing.I recommend it to everyone.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2000

    Wonderful Book

    This had got to be one of the best book I have ever read. I hated to put it down and when I finished I wanted to read it again. I don't usually pick up autobiographys, but this one was on Oprah's list so I read it. It was a very inspirational book and I recommend it with 4 stars.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2000

    Maya Angelou does it again!

    Ms. Angelou is truly an inspiration. Despite her very humble beginnings, she created an extraordinary life for herself...and the book was so interesting, I couldn't put it down!

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