In this beautiful exploration of her life in 1960s Africa, Maya Angelou reaffirms her stature as one of the most gifted authors of our time. In 1962, this poet, actress, and professor claimed another piece of her identity by moving to her ancestral home in West Africa. At first, Angelou experiences the joy of being black among so many others who are also black, the excitement of politics and parties, and the beauty of an unspoiled land. But American-ness keeps asserting itself in ways both heartbreaking and bewildering. Download and start listening now!