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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Even the Stars Look Lonesome

Jun 19, Debbie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Maya narrates and it is heartfelt narration you can tell. She touches us with her boldness and vulnerability, for her sole preparation is the fierce determination to leave wherever she is. There is no-one quite like Maya Angelou. It is said that courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue with consistency.

He formed the band with three schoolfriends – and found his life’s purpose. She wrote three collections of essays; many volumes of poetry, including His Day is Donea tribute to Nelson Mandela; and two cookbooks. In the darkness, the old man grapples with the spirits of all those who have gone before him; the knowledge that the past is always with us, and the injustice that can cry out from beyond the grave.

A Conversation with Maya Angelou”. In her unique, spellbinding way, she re-creates intimate personal experiences and gives us her wisdom on a wide variety of subjects.

Log In Members Login. Starslike her first book of essays, Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Nowhas been called one of Angelou’s “wisdom books”. She has the talent of hitting to deep into the bones of life’s experiences.


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Sep 01, Pages Buy. This book and that situation helped me appreciate silence and solitude. After admiring the edges of the pages for some time, I read a random paragraph on a random page and then decided to read the entire essay. What it is like to be human, and American, what makes us weep, what makes us zngelou and stumble and somehow rise and go on.

It feels like when your mother or grandmother have a tete-a-tete with you. Down in the Delta Please provide an email address. The compelling wisdom and deeply felt perceptions of Maya Angelou have been loneslme by millions of readers. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

In it, Angelou blames her home for the downfall of her marriage.

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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. These compelling pieces span the full range of Angelou’s concerns. Lnesome all 27 reviews. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Louis, Missouri, was an American poet, memoirist, actress and an important figure in the American Civil Rights Movement. All I want to do next is read her autobiographies. Her poetry is always a joy to read. For more on this book see www. This book i’m reading is about Maya Angelou and her life i learned that she writes poems ans as I read this book it tells me more about how her life was and how she loved and lived it. I love her as an example and an inspiration of how beautiful it can be to be yourself.

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.

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After admiring the edges of the pages for some time, I read a random paragraph on a random page and then deci I’m not the biggest Maya Satrs fan.

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