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A song flung up to heaven
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Published:
New York : Random House, 2002.
Format:
Large Print
Physical Desc:
274 pages ; 22 cm.
Status:
Hermitage - Adult Large Print
B A584a8 Large Type
Description
The culmination of a unique achievement in modern American literature: the six volumes of autobiography that began more than thirty years ago with the appearance ofI Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. A Song Flung Up to Heavenopens as Maya Angelou returns from Africa to the United States to work with Malcolm X. But first she has to journey to California to be reunited with her mother and brother. No sooner does she arrive there than she learns that Malcolm X has been assassinated. Devastated, she tries to put her life back together, working on the stage in local theaters and even conducting a door-to-door survey in Watts. Then Watts explodes in violence, a riot she describes firsthand. Subsequently, on a trip to New York, she meets Martin Luther King, Jr., who asks her to become his coordinator in the North, and she visits black churches all over America to help support King's Poor People's March. But once again tragedy strikes. King is assassinated, and this time Angelou completely withdraws from the world, unable to deal with this horrible event. Finally, James Baldwin forces her out of isolation and insists that she accompany him to a dinner party--where the idea for writingI Know Why the Caged Bird Singsis born. In fact,A Song Flung Up to Heavenends as Maya Angelou begins to write the first sentences ofCaged Bird.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0375431454
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APA Citation (style guide)

Angelou, M. (2002). A song flung up to heaven. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Angelou, Maya. 2002. A Song Flung Up to Heaven. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Angelou, Maya, A Song Flung Up to Heaven. New York: Random House, 2002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Angelou, Maya. A Song Flung Up to Heaven. New York: Random House, 2002. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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