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Nonfiction - Books
- Angelou, Maya. A Song Flung Up to Heaven. New York: Random House, Inc., 2002.
Summary:A Song Flung Up to Heaven is an autobiography of Maya Angelou's struggle to success. Her story covers her childhood, teenage years, and her as an adult. Within her story one will learn more about her family and friends and the life she lived. Her times of brutality only made her stronger so that now she will not allow any obstacles to interfer in her future goals.
"We delighted in being big city kids until my mother's boyfriend raped me". "I wrote the first line in the book, which would become I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings".
--Brianna Iowa 13:51, 1 October 2009 (UTC)