The Heart of a Woman Maya Angelou

The Heart of a Woman

Author: Maya Angelou
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Book Title
The Heart of a Woman
Author
Maya Angelou
ISBN
9780812980325
In The Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou leaves California with her son, Guy, to move to New York. There she enters the society and world of black artists and writers, reads her work at the Harlem Writers Guild, and begins to take part in the struggle of black Americans for their rightful place in the world. In the meantime, her personal life takes an unexpected turn. She leaves the bail bondsman she was intending to marry after falling in love with a South African freedom fighter, travels with him to London and Cairo, where she discovers new opportunities. The Heart of a Woman is filled with unforgettable vignettes of such renowned people as Billie Holiday and Malcom X, but perhaps most importantly chronicles the joys and the burdens of a black mother in America and how the son she has cherished so intensely and worked for so devotedly finally grows to be a man.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Maya AngelouPublisher: Random House TradePublished: 04/21/2009ISBN: 9780812980325Pages: 336Weight: 0.55lbsSize: 7.96h x 5.32w x 0.72dReview Citations: Ebony 08/01/2014 pg. 30Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 19884 / Heart of a WomanReading Level: 5.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 15
In The Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou leaves California with her son, Guy, to move to New York. There she enters the society and world of black artists and writers, reads her work at the Harlem Writers Guild, and begins to take part in the struggle of black Americans for their rightful place in the world. In the meantime, her personal life takes an unexpected turn. She leaves the bail bondsman she was intending to marry after falling in love with a South African freedom fighter, travels with him to London and Cairo, where she discovers new opportunities.

The Heart of a Woman is filled with unforgettable vignettes of such renowned people as Billie Holiday and Malcom X, but perhaps most importantly chronicles the joys and the burdens of a black mother in America and how the son she has cherished so intensely and worked for so devotedly finally grows to be a man.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Maya Angelou
Publisher: Random House Trade
Published: 04/21/2009
ISBN: 9780812980325
Pages: 336
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 7.96h x 5.32w x 0.72d

Review Citations: Ebony 08/01/2014 pg. 30

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 19884 / Heart of a Woman
Reading Level: 5.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 15
In The Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou leaves California with her son, Guy, to move to New York. There she enters the society and world of black artists and writers, reads her work at the Harlem Writers Guild, and begins to take part in the struggle of black Americans for their rightful place in the world. In the meantime, her personal life takes an unexpected turn. She leaves the bail bondsman she was intending to marry after falling in love with a South African freedom fighter, travels with him to London and Cairo, where she discovers new opportunities.

The Heart of a Woman is filled with unforgettable vignettes of such renowned people as Billie Holiday and Malcom X, but perhaps most importantly chronicles the joys and the burdens of a black mother in America and how the son she has cherished so intensely and worked for so devotedly finally grows to be a man.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Maya Angelou
Publisher: Random House Trade
Published: 04/21/2009
ISBN: 9780812980325
Pages: 336
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 7.96h x 5.32w x 0.72d

Review Citations: Ebony 08/01/2014 pg. 30

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 19884 / Heart of a Woman
Reading Level: 5.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 15