Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now

Front Cover
Bantam, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 139 pages
267 Reviews
Maya Angelou, one of the best-loved authors of our time, shares the wisdom of a remarkable life in this best-selling spiritual classic. This is Maya Angelou talking from the heart, down to earth and real, but also inspiring. This is a book to treasured, a book about being in all ways a woman, about living well, about the power of the word, and about the power do spirituality to move and shape your life. Passionate, lively, and lyrical, Maya Angelou's latest unforgettable work offers a gem of truth on every page.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

absolutely fantastic, beautiful writing... - Goodreads
If only it were so easy to follow that advice... - Goodreads
Maya Angelou is just simply an amazing writer. - Goodreads
I think she is a great writer and very introspective. - Goodreads
just short pieces of "advice." - Goodreads

Review: Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now

User Review  - Gabriel - Goodreads

A great, short read full of advice, wisdom, and anecdotes worth living by. Read full review

Review: Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now

User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

short, quick and point on Read full review


In All Ways a Woman
In the Spirit 31
Living Well Living Good 59
Further New Directions 77
At IIarvesttime 89
Extending the Bounda ries 105

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1994)

Poet, writer, performer, teacher and director Maya Angelou was raised in Stamps, Arkansas, and then went to San Francisco. In addition to her bestselling autobiographies, beginning with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she has also written five poetry collections, including I Shall Not Be Moved and Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?, as well as the celebrated poem "On the Pulse of Morning," which she read at the inauguration of President William Jefferson Clinton.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Bibliographic information