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  - Nataliec7 - LibraryThing

I have to give this little book 5 out of 5. I really enjoyed it and now wish to own a copy of my own. It was quick and easy to read and made me think a lot. I'd struggle to find a favourite part as I enjoyed it all. A must read for me. Read full review

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User Review  - streamsong - LibraryThing

This is a very short book (139 pages) of very short musings (2 or 3 pages). In addition, there are lots of blank pages and white space as well as title pages for each essay. The result is that it can ... Read full review

Contents

In All Ways a Woman
13
Is Anyone Ever Too Much?
37
Getups
53
When Virtue Becomes Redundant
67
At Harvesttime
91
Extending the Boundaries
105
Our Boys
123
A Day Away
137
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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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