From Library Journal
Angelou is riding high. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is back on the best sellers lists after 20 years, and her inaugural poem, On the Pulse of Morning, has sold 40,000 copies in hardcover and 350,000 in paperback. This work collects four poems on women that are much in demand at Angelou's packed readings.
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About the Author
(b. 1928), poet, writer, performer, teacher, and director, is the author of the bestselling autobiographies I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
(nominated for a National Book Award), Gather Together in My Name
, and The Heart of a Woman
, as well as five collections of poetry.Paul Gauguin
(1848-1903), the French Post-impressionist painter, abandoned his family and his career as a stockbroker to paint in Tahiti and other exotic locations. According to some art scholars, modern art began with Paul Gauguin. Today his work is in the permanent collections of museums all over the world.