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  1. "I was going to look like one of the sweet little white girls who were everybody's dream of what was right with the world." p.1"Wouldn't they be surprised when one day I woke out of my black ugly dream, and my real hair, which was long and blonde, would take the place of the kinky mass that Momma wouldn't let me straighten? My light-blue eyes were going to hypnotize them." p.2"I rather you have a good mind than a cute behind." p.56"Your grandmother says you read a lot. Every chance you get. That [...]

  2. this is a nice book. it gave me some new knowledge about racism that happened years ago in America. honestly Maya`s life here was a little bit gloomy and dark, so it might be boring for some people I guess.

  3. This book was an eye-opening look at the life of Maya Angelou and a look at a childhood so vastly different from my own it blew my mind.Such a great read.

  4. When you think of the beginnings that some of the great people of the world had, it gives you pause to ponder. This autobiography will certainly do that let me tell you. It's written very simply but you can't put it down as her life was certainly anything but simple. When you stop to think about her early life's experiences , you really wonder how they ever turned out with a semblance of normal, or without incredible anger or bitterness, or any kind of drive at all. She was fortunate to be raise [...]

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