Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now

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Bantam, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 139 pages
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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.

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User Review  - Harrison - Goodreads

A gem of a book, read in no more than two hours, filled with insights and observances of a great and profound author. I chose to read this book from several that my mom owns, selected soon after I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marcea - Goodreads

I have a tremendous amount of respect for Maya Angelou and enjoy her poetry immensely. Each time I hear her speak I'm enchanted by her spirit. I do not, however, thing she is always right, but I do ... 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

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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.

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