I Know why the Caged Bird Sings

The critically acclaimed author and poet recalls the anguish of her childhood in Arkansas and her adolescence in northern slums. Reissue.

I Know why the Caged Bird Sings

Author: Maya Angelou

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ISBN: 9780345514400

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The critically acclaimed author and poet recalls the anguish of her childhood in Arkansas and her adolescence in northern slums. Reissue.

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