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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Prebound - 1978

by Maya Angelou


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Titled after a stanza from Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poem “Sympathy,” I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is the first of a series of seven autobiographical novels by African-American poet and writer Maya Angelou. Personally deeply involved and affected by the civil rights movement, the volume explores racism and identity in her early life.  

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings was nominated for the National Book Award in 1970. However, due to its depiction of controversial subjects such as sexuality, lesbianism and rape, the use of the novel in classrooms has been frequently challenged.

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First Edition Identification

Random House published the first edition of the novel in 1969. Markings for a first edition are characteristic of the publisher with the words "First Edition" clearly stated on the copyright page. The first issue also has a red-stained top edge.

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  • Title I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Author Maya Angelou
  • Binding Prebound
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Perfection Learning, California
  • Date January 1978
  • ISBN 9780812417371 / 0812417372
  • Weight 0.42 lbs (0.19 kg)
  • Dimensions 7.11 x 4.17 x 1.03 in (18.06 x 10.59 x 2.62 cm)
  • Reading level 1070
  • Dewey Decimal Code B
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

by Angelou, Maya

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Review, Analysis and Background of the Novel: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Box set)

by Maya Angelou; Curtis Colby

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California: The Center for Literary Review, by the Current Affairs Films and Mark Twain Media, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good. Very Good- (6 of 10). Review, Analysis and Background Box set includes the novel (in Dura-clad edition), Discussion Guide, audio cassette and film strip in original box. Some minor library pockets and stamps, though they appear to be unused. Some wear to the box. label sticker missing off box.. * * * * * * * * * * {FREE Media Mail Shipping! Images available for any item, just ask. Any images shown next to the listing that have our www.aCastleofBooks.com watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left.… Read More
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