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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

by Maya Angelou

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  • hardcover
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ISBN 10
0812417372
ISBN 13
9780812417371
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Perfection Learning, 1983-04. Hardcover. Good.

Synopsis

Titled after a stanza from Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poem “Sympathy,” I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is the first of a series of seven autobiographical novels by African-American poet and writer Maya Angelou. Personally deeply involved and affected by the civil rights movement, the volume explores racism and identity in her early life.   I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings was nominated for the National Book Award in 1970. However, due to its depiction of controversial subjects such as sexuality, lesbianism and rape, the use of the novel in classrooms has been frequently challenged.

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Title
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Author
Maya Angelou
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0812417372
ISBN 13
9780812417371
Publisher
Perfection Learning
Place of Publication
California
Date published
1983-04

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