Editorial Reviews. Review. The audio version of Even the Stars Look Lonesome, a collection of unabridged essays read by Maya Angelou, plays . Even the Stars Look Lonesome [Maya Angelou] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I have written of the black American experience, which I. As in Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now, famed poet and author Angelou (I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings) casts a keen eye inward and bares her.

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It’s warm as tea. Angelou manages to intertwine her anecdotes with poetry and proverbs, and in doing so, teaches several valuable lessons. A collection of more than twenty essays, each one is only a few pages long, possibly shorter, making the effort seem on the surface like a blog, a slight presentation by a great author. What it is like to be human, and American, what makes us weep, what makes us fall and stumble and somehow rise and go on. She has something to tell you now.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Down in the Delta I recommend reading anything by Maya Angelou you can find. Feb angrlou, D Brown rated it it was amazing.

This book of short essays shares moments in the life of the renowned poet and author, Maya Angelou. I miss Maya Angelou, but I think that I needn’t, because what I miss is here in her words; to be re-read and reminded. Dit is zo’n boek.



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MayaI wish I had read your books beforeexcuse my stupid delay. This is a bit of a hodgepodge. We, as people, do not just exist moment to moment in a basic way like other species do.

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What it is lnesome to be human Why do people think black guys are cool? It is also in every wise person we have in our lives and should cherish. All I want to do next amya read her autobiographies. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

A collection of short autobiographical essays by Angelou, about being black in America, being an aging woman, art, family. She wrote three collections of essays; many volumes of poetry, including His Day is Donea tribute to Nelson Mandela; and two cookbooks.

Jul 16, Erin rated it oook liked it. While Maya Angelou’s language always resonates in its beauty, I had hoped for more in this collection of essays. Lists with This Book.

But, I noticed some parts, I was eargerly reading and went quickly, other parts kind of dragged a bit.

Our Authors See all Authors. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. It is thrilling to read her words and hear her voice again. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. She enlightens us about age and sexuality. This is a collection of nonfiction essays on topics such as love, aging, racism, and life in general. I loved this series of essays where Angelou May her beautiful soul rest in peace talks about various aspects of her life, politics, sensuality, art and africa.


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Sep 27, Lindsay Cherry rated it it was amazing. It’s so honest and anvelou so poetic! This Beats Perfect by Rebecca Denton. Jan 27, Jillian Ochoa rated it really liked it.

Not a Member Yet? Perhaps one would consider a single chip to be slight, holding only a single sparkle. The compelling wisdom and deeply felt perceptions of Maya Angelou have been cherished by millions of readers. Whether she is exploring the intimacies of marriage or the passages of sensuality throughout a woman’s lifetime, raging against racism and violence or celebrating the richness of Africa and its tribal art and culture, she is herself ever the “eager traveler.

I repurchased because I gave the original to my sister-in-law. Mar 13, Kim rated it really liked it. A Conversation with Maya Angelou”. Get lojesome Know Us. She is such a wonderful writer!