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Someone in London is cooking up murder …


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How much would you risk to turn your life around?


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RT TOP PICK! What if your prime suspects in a hefty art theft are two men you simply can't resist?


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In Nashville the music is louder, the dreams are bigger, and love can bring a cowboy to his knees.


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A broken promise, a terrifying legacy



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Also by Maya Angelou:

Mom & Me & Mom, April 2013
Hardcover
Great Food, All Day Long, December 2010
Hardcover
All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes, March 2010
Paperback (reprint)
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, May 2009
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Letter To My Daughter, October 2008
Hardcover
Hallelujah! The Welcome Table, October 2007
Paperback
Poetry for Young People, August 2007
Hardcover
Celebrations, November 2006
Hardcover
Mother: A Cradle to Hold Me, April 2006
Hardcover
Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem, December 2005
Hardcover
The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou, September 1994
Hardcover

Mom & Me & Mom
Maya Angelou

Random House
April 2013
On Sale: April 2, 2013
224 pages
ISBN: 1400066115
EAN: 9781400066117
Hardcover
$22.00
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Non-Fiction Memoir

The story of Maya Angelou’s extraordinary life has been chronicled in her multiple bestselling autobiographies. But now, at last, the legendary author shares the deepest personal story of her life: her relationship with her mother.
 
For the first time, Angelou reveals the triumphs and struggles of being the daughter of Vivian Baxter, an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger-than-life presence—a presence absent during much of Angelou’s early life. When her marriage began to crumble, Vivian famously sent three-year-old Maya and her older brother away from their California home to live with their grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas. The subsequent feelings of abandonment stayed with Angelou for years, but their reunion, a decade later, began a story that has never before been told. In Mom & Me & Mom, Angelou dramatizes her years reconciling with the mother she preferred to simply call “Lady,” revealing the profound moments that shifted the balance of love and respect between them.
 
Delving into one of her life’s most rich, rewarding, and fraught relationships, Mom & Me & Mom explores the healing and love that evolved between the two women over the course of their lives, the love that fostered Maya Angelou’s rise from immeasurable depths to reach impossible heights.

Media Buzz

News at 4: Wednesday Reads  - May 6, 2015
Good Morning America - May 29, 2014
Good Morning Texas - Buy The Book - May 28, 2014
PBS News Hour - May 28, 2014
Face the Nation - May 12, 2013
Diane Rehm Show - NPR - May 8, 2013
Today - April 4, 2013
Weekend Edition Sunday - March 31, 2013

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