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Maya Angelou by Terrasita A. Cuffie

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Published by Lucent Books in San Diego, CA .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Angelou, Maya -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Angelou, Maya.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • African American women civil rights workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Women entertainers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • African American authors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Authors, American.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.,
  • Women -- Biography.

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About the Edition

Discusses the life and work of the well-known writer, entertainer, and political activist, Maya Angelou.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 75) and index.

Statementby Terrasita A. Cuffie.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography.
SeriesThe importance of
LC ClassificationsPS3551.N464 Z6 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL35323M
ISBN 10156006532X
LC Control Number99020045

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