Letter to my daughter [electronic resource] / Maya Angelou.
- ISBN: 9781415957264 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1415957266 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- Publisher: [New York] : Books on Tape, 2008.
|General Note:|| Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Maya Angelou.
|Summary, etc.:|| Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou's path to living well and living a life with meaning. Told in her own inimitable style, this book transcends genres and categories: guidebook, memoir, poetry, and pure delight. Here in short spellbinding essays are glimpses of the tumultuous life that led Angelou to an exalted place in American letters and taught her lessons in compassion and fortitude: how she was brought up by her indomitable grandmother in segregated Arkansas, taken in at thirteen by her more worldly and less religious mother, and grew to be an awkward, six-foot-tall teenager whose first experience of loveless sex paradoxically left her with her greatest gift, a son.
|System Details Note:|| Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 36412 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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