I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
by Maya Angelou
Ballantine Books (2009)
Mass Market Paperback
ISBN 13: 9780345514400
ISBN 10: 0345514408
genre: POETRY > BIOGRAPHY > AFRICAN AMERICAN
Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide.