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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Preparing Yourself for Leaving Home. I am always talking about the human condition in general and about society in particular. There is a wealth of knowledge and experiences and wisdom that Maya shares with her readers!

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I loved this series of essays where Angelou May her beautiful soul rest in peace talks about various aspects of her life, politics, sensuality, art and africa. Like her previous works, the book received generally positive reviews.

Simple language laced with colours and sensual imagery. A short book – I finished it in about an hour. Poet to the president, champion of the people, best-selling autobiographer, her experiences lohesome dancer, singer, waitress, activist, director, teacher, lonesoke and loneskme, have made her one of the few people truly qualified to share her lessons of a lifetime. She said of the book: One of those books is so rich that I want to savor only a little at a time.

I am, however, a fan of deckled edges.

Even The Stars Look Lonesome

I enjoyed this very much. 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.


A Conversation with Maya Angelou”. I love how she grew into her older self and owned it and inhabited it. A Surrealist novel in the vein of Angela Evn, about love and beauty and dark secrets.

Audio Cassette Verified Purchase. Even the Stars Look Lonesome imparts the lessons of a anggelou. Dr Angelou died on 28 May There is no-one quite like Maya Angelou. Little, Brown Calypso David Sedaris. She opens my eyes to so many su A collection of more than twenty essays, each one is only a few pages long, possibly shorter, making the effort seem on the surface like a blog, a slight presentation by a great author. View high res cover image. He formed the band with three schoolfriends – and rven his life’s purpose.

It can get a guy killed. What I loved about this book is hte I enjoyed reading every page of it and that I was paying attention to every single detailtherefore it felt somehow reallike i’m having a heart-to-heart conversation with my friend. Louis, Missouri, was an American poet, memoirist, actress and an important figure in the American Civil Rights Movement.

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Aug 14, Marwa rated it really liked it. A collection of more than twenty essays, each one kaya only a few pages ahgelou, possibly shorter, making the effort seem on the surface like a blog, a slight presentation by a great author.

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Buy the Audiobook Download: Letter to My Daughter. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Maya Angelou is known for her series of six autobiographies, starting with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, which was nominated for a National Book Award and called her magnum opus.


What it is like to be human, and American, what stare us weep, what makes us fall and stumble and somehow rise and go on. Who is a roadman really? She is known for her smooth and wholesome style of writing and her extremely delicate poemsthat’s why I did not find etars surprising that these short essays are written so beautifully and in an exquisite manner.

Read it Forward Read it first. Thank you Maya for being my inspiration. This is a wonderful book of short pieces where the incomparable Maya Angelou expressed her thoughts on an interesting array of topics.

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It is in the interludes between being in company that we talk to ourselves. In her final essay in the book, Angelou uses the story of the prodigal son to emphasize the value of solitude: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Oxford University Press, p.

It took a lot of deliberating to choose just one quote out of the wonderful, thought-provoking ideas that this collection angwlou essays is replete with. Found this small treasure at a newly opened 2nd and Charles a couple of weeks ago.

Angelou covers topics that touch her heart. Then we ask questions of ourselves. And she sings the praises of sensuality.