I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Summary
Maya Angelou

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Overview

"I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" is an early life autobiography by Maya Angelo. In the book, Angelo details her life growing up in the South as a young black girl. She fights racism, rape, and a host of other challenges, but finds comfort and escape in literature. The story is one of hope, pain, suffering, and salvation, and one that most readers can relate to.

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