Letter to My Daughter By Maya Angelou
Letter to My Daughter is the third e book of essays by African-American author and poet Maya Angelou. By the point it was revealed, Angelou had written two different books of essays, a number of volumes of poetry, and 6 autobiographies.
Devoted to the daughter she by no means had however sees throughout her, Letter to My Daughter transcends genres and classes: guidebook, memoir, poetry, and pure delight.
Right here in brief spellbinding essays are glimpses of the tumultuous life that led Angelou to an exalted place in American letters and taught her classes in compassion and fortitude: how she was introduced up by her indomitable grandmother in segregated Arkansas, taken in at 13 by her extra worldly and fewer spiritual mom, and grew to be a clumsy, six-foot-tall teenager whose first expertise of loveless intercourse paradoxically left her along with her biggest present, a son.
Whether or not she is recalling such misplaced pals as Coretta Scott King and Ossie Davis, extolling honesty, decrying vulgarity, explaining why turning into a Christian is a “lifelong endeavor,” or just singing the praises of a meal of pink rice–Maya Angelou writes from the center to tens of millions of ladies she considers her prolonged household.
Like the remainder of her exceptional work, Letter to My Daughter entertains and teaches; it’s a e book to cherish, savor, re-read, and share.