Book #29270

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

Maya Angelou

Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: As New
Edition: Signed Edition; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1999.

Price: $690.00

A special Limited edition, SIGNED by the author, Maya Angelou. A wonderful scarce book in As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap.

Poet Maya Angelou recounts a youth filled with disappointment, frustration, tragedy, and finally hard-won independence. Sent at a young age to live with her grandmother in Arkansas, Angelou learned a great deal from this exceptional woman and the tightly knit black community there.

Contains all of the classic Easton Press trimmings: premium leather, silk moiré end leaves, distinctive cover design, raised bands, accented in real 22KT gold, satin ribbon page marker, gilded page edges, long-lasting, high quality acid-neutral paper, sewn pages for strength and durability.

Author Bio

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, born Marguerite Ann Johnson in April 4, 1928, American poet, memoirist, actress. Angelou is known for her series of autobiographies, including I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, (1969) which was nominated for a National Book Award. Her poetry, Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie (1971) was a Pulitzer Prize nominee.

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