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Mom & Me & Mom

Mom & Me & Mom

  • Title: Mom & Me & Mom
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  • ISBN : 9781400066117
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 201 pages


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe story of Maya Angelou s extraordinary life has been chronicled in her multiple bestselling autobiographies But now, at last, the legendary author shares the deepest personal story of her life her relationship with her mother For the first time, Angelou reveals the triumphs and struggles of being the daughter of Vivian Baxter, an indomitabl NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe story of Maya Angelou s extraordinary life has been chronicled in her multiple bestselling autobiographies But now, at last, the legendary author shares the deepest personal story of her life her relationship with her mother For the first time, Angelou reveals the triumphs and struggles of being the daughter of Vivian Baxter, an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger than life presence a presence absent during much of Angelou s early life When her marriage began to crumble, Vivian famously sent three year old Maya and her older brother away from their California home to live with their grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas The subsequent feelings of abandonment stayed with Angelou for years, but their reunion, a decade later, began a story that has never before been told In Mom Me Mom, Angelou dramatizes her years reconciling with the mother she preferred to simply call Lady, revealing the profound moments that shifted the balance of love and respect between them Delving into one of her life s most rich, rewarding, and fraught relationships, Mom Me Mom explores the healing and love that evolved between the two women over the course of their lives, the love that fostered Maya Angelou s rise from immeasurable depths to reach impossible heights


Author Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, born Marguerite Ann Johnson April 4, 1928 in St Louis, Missouri, was an American poet, memoirist, actress and an important figure in the American Civil Rights Movement In 2001 she was named one of the 30 most powerful women in America by Ladies Home Journal Maya Angelou is known for her series of six autobiographies, starting with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1969 which was




Mom & Me & Mom Reviews (31)

  • Edit Tell me, how can this be such a bad review I get a troll It s 3 star, it praises Maya Angelou, yet I get some troll playing the race card about poor Maya Angelou She might have grown up in politically difficult times, but she grew up with a wealthy mother and household staff view spoiler Since [..]

  • The audio was read by Maya Angelou herself Angelou has always been a special wonder to me She was a professor at a nearby university, and I grew up mesmerized by her It makes me sad to think this was her last book, that there will be no gifts like this one The mother daughter relationship she exper [..]

  • This book has been written to examine some of the ways love heals and helps a person to climb impossible heights and rise from immeasurable depths Two months ago, I read Maya Angelou s Letter to My Daughter the first of Angelou s books I read This morning, I read Mom Me Mom which was deligh [..]

  • I read this first book to Maya s autobiographies and then saw this one the last one available and decided to read it I read these books for the Goodreads book club Diversity in All Forms If you would like to participate in the discussion here is the link below this story Maya shares her deep and dif [..]

  • 4.5 I knew that I had become the woman I am because of the grandmother I loved and the mother I came to adore Their love informed, educated, and liberated me. you learned that you have power and determination With those two things, you can go anywhere and everywhere.This book was heart [..]

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