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I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD
New York : Random House, 1969.
and her brother is sent to live with their paternal grandparents at age
three and four. They were eventually welcomed by the town of Stamps,
Arkansas. They lived in the back of the store their grandmother owned in
the center of life in the Negro community of the town. After being
sent back and forth between several families and Maya living with physical
and sexual abuse along with feelings of ugliness she finds herself homeless.
She and her brother go through so much stuff together and many emotional
rollercoasters. Will they tough it out of do they give up on life?
Maya does not see herself as a lady so she explores information about lesbianism.
Does she turn to that and forsake her family to try to find out who she
really is? (Robyn Slone, firstname.lastname@example.org)
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