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Letter to My Daughter

Letter to My Daughter

  • Title: Letter to My Daughter
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  • ISBN : 9781400066124
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 166 pages


For a world of devoted readers, a much awaited new volume of absorbing stories and inspirational wisdom from one of our best loved writers.Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou s path to living well and living a life with meaning Told in her own inimitable style, this book transcends genres and categori For a world of devoted readers, a much awaited new volume of absorbing stories and inspirational wisdom from one of our best loved writers.Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou s path to living well and living a life with meaning Told in her own inimitable style, this book transcends genres and categories guidebook, memoir, poetry, and pure delight.Here in short spellbinding essays are glimpses of the tumultuous life that led Angelou to an exalted place in American letters and taught her lessons in compassion and fortitude how she was brought up by her indomitable grandmother in segregated Arkansas, taken in at thirteen by her worldly and less religious mother, and grew to be an awkward, six foot tall teenager whose first experience of loveless sex paradoxically left her with her greatest gift, a son.Whether she is recalling such lost friends as Coretta Scott King and Ossie Davis, extolling honesty, decrying vulgarity, explaining why becoming a Christian is a lifelong endeavor, or simply singing the praises of a meal of red rice Maya Angelou writes from the heart to millions of women she considers her extended family Like the rest of her remarkable work, Letter to My Daughter entertains and teaches it is a book to cherish, savor, re read, and share I gave birth to one child, a son, but I have thousands of daughters You are Black and White, Jewish and Muslim, Asian, Spanish speaking, Native Americans and Aleut You are fat and thin and pretty and plain, gay and straight, educated and unlettered, and I am speaking to you all Here is my offering to you from Letter to My Daughter


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




Letter to My Daughter Reviews (31)

  • Reading Maya Angelou is like getting a big hug on a bad day She has the most comforting voice, and may be the wisest person I can think of I want to be like her when I grow up Favorite Quotes Make every effort to change things you do not like If you cannot make a change, change the way you have been [..]

  • There s part of me that just wants to hold onto this lovely little gem of a book, to just hold onto these words a little longer in the hopes they ll thoroughly permeate my soul There s the other part of me that wants to share her message, abounding in beauty, grief, tenderness, joy, life lessons ov [..]

  • I gave birth to one child, a son, but I have thousands of daughters You are Black and White, Jewish and Muslim, Asian, Spanish speaking, Native American and Aleut You are fat and thin and pretty and plain, gay and straight, educated and unlettered, and I am speaking to you all Here is my offeri [..]

  • I gave birth to one child, a son, but I have thousands of daughters You are Black and White, Jewish and Muslim, Asian, Spanish speaking, Native American and Aleut You are fat and thin and pretty and plain, gay and straight, educated and unlettered, and I am speaking to you Here is my offering t [..]

  • 4.5 Stars You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them I listened to Maya Angelou, with her mesmerizing voice, read her inspiring and thought provoking words written for the daughters she never had throughout the world This book is full of wisdo [..]

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