Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?

Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?

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by Maya Angelou
     
 

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Tenderly, joyously, sometimes in sadness, sometimes in pain, Maya Angelou writes from the heart and celebrates life as only she has discovered it. In this moving volume of poetry, we hear the multi-faceted voice of one of the most powerful and vibrant writers of our time.

"The wisdom, rue and humor of her storytelling are borne on a lilting rhythm completely

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Tenderly, joyously, sometimes in sadness, sometimes in pain, Maya Angelou writes from the heart and celebrates life as only she has discovered it. In this moving volume of poetry, we hear the multi-faceted voice of one of the most powerful and vibrant writers of our time.

"The wisdom, rue and humor of her storytelling are borne on a lilting rhythm completely her own, the product of a born writer's senses nourished on black church singing and preaching, soft mother talk and salty street talk, and on literature: James Weldon Johnson, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Shakespeare and Gorki." -- The New York Times Book Review.

"Black, bitter and beautiful, she speaks of our survival." -- James Baldwin.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394521442
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/12/1983
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
44
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 8.53(h) x 0.48(d)

Meet the Author

Maya Angelou was raised in Stamps, Arkansas. In addition to her bestselling autobiographies, including I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and The Heart of a Woman, she wrote numerous volumes of poetry, among them Phenomenal Woman, And Still I Rise, On the Pulse of Morning, and Mother. Maya Angelou died in 2014.


From the Hardcover edition.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Date of Birth:
April 4, 1928
Place of Birth:
St. Louis, Missouri
Education:
High school in Atlanta and San Francisco

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Shaker, Why Don't You Sing? 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
REST IN PEACE DEAR MS."ANGEL"OU.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The author is a good author so buy the book.(do not buy the sample)