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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Even The Stars Look Lonesome

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Even The Stars Look Lonesome by Maya Angelou

I have written of the black American experience, which I know intimately. It is also in every mother and every proverb and every piece of wisdom handed down to us. Carmen Bin Ladin’s story takes us inside one of the most powerful, secretive and repressive kingdoms in the world. The final two paragraphs of the final essay, “Even the Stars Look Lonesome” impacted me the most. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Views Read Edit View history. What it is like to be human, and American, what makes us weep, what makes us fall and stumble and somehow rise and go on. Inspired by Your Lonesom History. Dit is zo’n boek.


Some people think it was an accident, others claim that it was his fault, the police are certain that he was part of a darker agenda. I think I took 5 months reading this, chapter by chapter. Now, in a continuation of her bestseller Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now, she shares many of her most treasured personal experiences, reflecting on the ideas and inspirations that have touched her heart.

She instinctively knew that her brother-in-law’s name would be linked to these horrifying acts of terrorism, and her heart went out to the victims in America. Starstogether with her first book of essays Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Nowis one of the volumes writer Hilton Als called Angelou’s “wisdom books” and “homilies strung together with autobiographical texts”, [1] published during the long period between her fifth and sixth autobiographies, All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes and A Song Flung Up wtars Heaven I am always talking about the human condition in general and about society in particular.

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An interesting series of very personal essays. They hide, release, reveal, and ruin. Keep me logged in on this computer. I love the way she looks at immortal lonessome and eveen way she describes the mortals. Raised in the Midwest, he moved to LA aged eleven to live with his father Blackie, purveyor of pills, pot, and cocaine to the Hollywood elite.


She opens my stsrs to so many subjects– the relation of Africa to African-Americans, the influence of television on the poor, failed marriages, old people sex. May 19, Claire rated it really liked it Shelves: She wrote three collections of essays; many volumes of poetry, including His Day is Donea tribute to Nelson Mandela; and two cookbooks.

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One hundred and thirty smallish pages of large type, in other words does not take a lot of time to read, but definitely worth the effort.

I love reading her opinions on eeven I’m getting to a stage where I am running out of written material which concerns me. Maya narrates and it is heartfelt narration you can tell. Louis, Missouri, was an American poet, memoirist, actress and an important figure in the American Civil Rights Maa. She has something to tell you now.

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She has the talent of hitting to deep into the bones of life’s experiences. Anyone seeking wisdom from the wise.

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