All God's children need traveling shoes
Reissued in hardcover with an elegant new jacket, this autobiographical work takes Maya to Ghana, where she joins a community of black Americans. In a vivid celebration of the sights, sounds, and feelings of Africa, Maya Angelo also explores what it means to be an African-American on the mother continent, where color no longer matters, but where American-ness asserts itself in ways both puzzling and heartbreaking.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ValerieAndBooks - LibraryThing
All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes is the fifth in a series of seven autobiographies by Maya Angelou. I have yet to read the last two, but this volume is the least compelling thus far. Angelou's ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - VikkiLaw - LibraryThing
Angelou remembers (re)meeting Malcolm X during his visit to Ghana. Before he left, he said to her, "When you hear that the Urban League or the NAACP is giving a formal banquet at the Waldorf-Astoria ... Read full review