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Angelou

Maya, real name Marguerite Johnson. born 1928, US Black novelist, poet, and dramatist. Her works include the autobiographical novel I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1970) and its sequels
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Angelou is grateful for all her experiences and accolades but says her greatest source of pride is her son.
And the website tells visitors that McCain (whom, I will point out, for Maya Angelou's benefit, is male) has taken a bold stand on the issue that he terms "human dignity." It turns out that he's all for it.
But giving alone isn't enough, according to Angelou, who worked with Dr.
Chappelle said of Angelou: "She has probably written more books than I have read ...
Maya Angelou's Life Mosaic collection features 104 greeting cards and four stationery designs with words of encouragement and inspiration.
Quotable notables such as David Sedaris and Maya Angelou stay there when they come to speak on campus.
Norman Vincent Peale, religious leader/public speaker was terribly shy as a child and single mother Maya Angelou, writer/poet singer struggled for years to care for her child and build a career.
This self-help book for a nation in distress features insights from Maya Angelou, Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu and more than 50 others who focus on the abilities of the individual.
Angelou and Retsina are with American Process Inc., 817 West Peachtree St., Suite M105, Atlanta, GA 30308.
Maya Angelou, has parlayed statuesque looks and modest talents as actress-dancer-singer into a 30-year role on the literary stage that is, indeed, phenomenal.
The strength of the work is to be found in the comments of the cast of characters who witnessed her performances and in the variety of their responses--from writer Maya Angelou to disc jockey Holmes "Daddy O' Daylie," to critic Leonard Feather.
Also pride of place on the bookshelf is Maya Angelou's Still I Rise which she quoted at her adoption meeting when seeking to represent Hackney North in 1987.