Maya Angelou: A Glorious Celebration
Title: Maya Angelou: A Glorious Celebration
Author: Marcia Ann Gillespie
An illustrated profile of one of America’s best-loved writers pays tribute to the life, illustrious theatrical and literary careers, and activism of Maya Angelou, providing a remarkable scrapbook of an extraordinary woman who is renowned as a poet, author, playwright, and humanitarian.
Beautifully designed and featuring over 150 sepia portraits, family photographs, and letters from the life of one of the world’s most beloved and admired artists, this moving biography will appeal to all fans of the poet laureate, phenomenal bestselling author, and scribe for the people, Dr. Maya Angelou.
Maya Angelou’s memoirs, essay and poetry collections, and cookbooks have sold millions of copies. Now, Maya Angelou: A Glorious Celebration offers an unusual and irresistible look at her life and her myriad interests and accomplishments. Created by the people who know her best — her longtime friends Marcia Ann Gillespie and Richard Long, and her niece Rosa Johnson Butler — it is part tribute, part scrapbook, capturing Angelou at home, at work, and in the public eye. Readers who have come to know and love Maya Angelou will be surprised and delighted by this personal, illustrated portrait of the renowned poet, author, playwright, and humanitarian.