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23%OFFMaya Angelou - Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie - 9780860682646 - V9780860682646
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Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie

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Description for Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie Paperback. The re-issue of Just Give me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie by Maya Angelou - one of the most celebrated writers and poets of the world. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 9. Weight in Grams: 94.

A marvellous collection of poetry from the beloved and bestselling author of I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS.

'A brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman' BARACK OBAMA

Poems of love and regret, of racial strife and confrontation, songs of the people and songs of the heart - all are charged with Maya Angelou's zest for life and her rage at injustice. Lyrical, tender poems of longing, wry glances at betrayal and isolation combine with a fierce insight into 'hate and hateful wrath' in an unforgettable picture of the hopes and concerns of ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Publisher
Virago London
Condition
New
Number of Pages
128
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780860682646
SKU
V9780860682646
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-50

About Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou was one of the world's most important writers and activists. Born 4 April 1928, she lived and chronicled an extraordinary life: rising from poverty, violence and racism, she became a renowned author, memoirist, poet, playwright, civil rights' activist - working with Malcolm X and Martin Luther King. She wrote and performed a poem, 'On the Pulse of Morning', ... Read more

Reviews for Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie
Black, bitter and beautiful, she speaks of our survival
JAMES BALDWIN
Maya Angelou writes from the heart and her language rings clear and true . . . Whether joyful, sad or playful, her poems speak with delicacy and depth of feeling
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
It is true poetry she is writing . . . it has an ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie


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