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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou. Bantam, New York, 1980

The first in Angelou's seven-volume autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings describes the poet's early years in Arkansas overcoming racism and trauma. James Baldwin maintained that the book "liberates the reader into life" and called it "a Biblical study of life in the midst of death".

-vintage paperback
-slight slant to spine
-spine creasing
-some scratches to cover and edge wear
-slight fading to cover
-no markings inside
-good condition