Gather Together in My
Maya Angelou’s personal story, begun so unforgettably in I Know Why the
Caged Bird Sings. The time is the end of World War II and there is a sense
of optimism everywhere. Maya Angelou, still in her teens, has given birth to a
son. But the next few years are difficult ones as she tries to find a place in
the world for herself and her child. She goes from job to job, and from man to
man. She tries to return home to Stamps, Arkansas, but discovers she is no
longer part of that world. Then Maya’s life takes a dramatic turn, and she
faces new challenges and temptations.
second volume of her poignant autobiographical series, Maya Angelou powerfully
captures the struggles and triumphs of her passionate life with dignity,
wisdom, humor, and humanity. Download and start listening now!