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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Anyone seeking wisdom from the wise. This book and that situation helped me appreciate silence and solitude. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward ahgelou audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Angelou manages to intertwine her anecdotes with poetry and proverbs, and in doing so, teaches several valuable lessons. This is a bit of a hodgepodge. But no, each short essay is a gem, filled with insight and depth of language.

Maya narrates and it is heartfelt narration you can tell. Probably not what you’re looking for if you want a quick easy read but it’s very veen. This a small book with short quick essays on various subjects and as always Miss Angelou has such a unique way of describing what she feels and observes in life.

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By the time Stars was published, Angelou had become recognized and highly respected as a spokesperson for Blacks and women. She finds resonance and meaning in the richness of Africa and its culture and art. She has sars to tell you now.

Part historical study, part autobiographical musing, part pop shars vivisection, it’s a comprehensive attempt to make sense of blackness from the vantage point of the hilarious and insightful psyche of Jeffrey Boakye. Louis, Missouri, was an American poet, memoirist, actress and an important figure in the American Civil Rights Movement.

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Sep 01, Pages. Even the Stars Look Lonesome was an immediate bestseller, prompting Random House to increase their first printing ofcopies to , even before Angelou began her national book tour to promote it. They hide, release, ,ook, and ruin. Create An Account Why Join? The compelling wisdom and deeply felt perceptions of Maya Angelou have been cherished by millions of readers.

My favourite emotion from this book is that of courage. Perhaps one would consider a single chip to be etars, holding only a single sparkle. Jan 20, Jenifer rated it it was amazing.

This is a collection angeou nonfiction essays on topics such as love, aging, racism, and life in general. Sep 27, Lindsay Cherry rated it it was amazing. I read this book during a hour power outage in the midst of the Texas summer teh and no air conditioner Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The books cover so many topics, that I think it best perhaps to just list a few of them to give you a general idea of the types of things she discusses: Then we ask questions of stafs.


She talks about Africa and ageing, she gives us a stags of her great friend and ‘daughter’ Oprah Winfrey, she sings the praises of sensuality. I love reading her opinions on everything; I’m getting to a stage where I am running out of written material which concerns me. Get to Know Us.

She has the talent of hitting to deep into the bones of life’s experiences. In one piece, Angelou recalls poems learned in her youth, chants that brightened the dark skies of the Depression in the rural South. It is like a handful of diamond chips. Her own world is outside in the evven canyon where, for the time of this story, she seems to find her own truth. Refresh and try again. Aug 07, Samantha Bakker rated it it was amazing.

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She tells us how a house can both hurt its occupants and heal them. The Dry by Jane Harper. I have given several of her books to female family members and friends as gifts. What it is like to be human