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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

by Maya Angelou

Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local "powhitetrash." At eight years old and back at her mothers side in St. Louis, Maya is attacked by a man many times her ageand has to live with the consequen...
Publish Date
2009
April 21
Goodreads rating
4.23
ISBN
9780345514400
Tags
nonfictionbiography-and-memoirclassicsfiction
Recommendations
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May 28, 2014
Angel. #RIPMayaAngelou The first book I read as a teenager, "I know why the caged bird sings". Felt like we knew her     source
One of 70 must-read books.     source