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All God's Children Need Travelling Shoes

All God's Children Need Travelling Shoes

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‘A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman’ Barack Obama

Maya Angelou’s five volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty. As a black woman she has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope, joy, achievement and celebration. In the fifth volume, Maya Angelou emigrates to Ghana only to discover that ‘you can’t go home again’ but she comes to a new awareness of love and friendship, civil rights and slavery – and the myth of mother Africa.
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Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General / Autobiography: General

On Sale: 4th April 2013

Price: £10

ISBN-13: 9781405526760

Reviews

She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace . . . She will always be the rainbow in my clouds'
Oprah Winfrey
She was important in so many ways. She launched African American women writing in the United States. She was generous to a fault. She had nineteen talents - used ten. And was a real original. There is no duplicate
Toni Morrison
The poems and stories she wrote . . . were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace
President Bill Clinton
A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman
President Barack Obama