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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Mass market paperbound - 1983

by Maya Angelou


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Titled after a stanza from Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poem “Sympathy,” I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is the first of a series of seven autobiographical novels by African-American poet and writer Maya Angelou. Personally deeply involved and affected by the civil rights movement, the volume explores racism and identity in her early life.  

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings was nominated for the National Book Award in 1970. However, due to its depiction of controversial subjects such as sexuality, lesbianism and rape, the use of the novel in classrooms has been frequently challenged.

Summary

Superbly told, with the poet's gift for language and observation, Angelou's autobiography of her childhood in Arkansas - a world of which most Americans are ignorant.From the Hardcover edition.

First line

What you looking at me for?

First Edition Identification

Random House published the first edition of the novel in 1969. Markings for a first edition are characteristic of the publisher with the words "First Edition" clearly stated on the copyright page. The first issue also has a red-stained top edge.

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  • Title I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Author Maya Angelou
  • Binding Mass Market Paperbound
  • Edition Reprint
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Bantam Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.
  • Date June 1983
  • ISBN 9780553237795 / 0553237799
  • Weight 0.24 lbs (0.11 kg)
  • Reading level 860
  • Dewey Decimal Code B
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