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    • The Seat of the Soul

    • 25th Anniversary Edition
    • By: Gary Zukav
    • Narrated by: Gary Zukav, Maya Angelou (preface), Oprah Winfrey (preface)
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,641
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,330
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,326

    With the same extraordinary skill that he used to demystify scientific abstraction and the new physics, Gary Zukav, the award-winning author of The Dancing Wu Li Masters, here takes us on a brilliant and penetrating exploration of the new phase of evolution we have now entered.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A True Spiritual Classic

    • By Vik on 02-22-06

    Regular price: $23.93

    • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,072
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,769
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,772

    Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local “powhitetrash.” At eight years old, Maya is attacked by a man many times her age - and has to live with the consequences for a lifetime. But years later, she learns about love for herself and the kindness of others, her own strong spirit, and the ideas of great authors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Emotional & Powerful

    • By Miss Toni on 06-30-13

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Letter to My Daughter

    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 731
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 587
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 585

    Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou's path to living well and living a life with meaning. Told in her own inimitable style, this book transcends genres and categories: guidebook, memoir, poetry, and pure delight. Here in short spellbinding essays are glimpses of the tumultuous life that led Angelou to an exalted place in American letters and taught her lessons in compassion and fortitude.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wisdom that not only experience can give...

    • By Theodore on 09-17-11

    Regular price: $19.93

    • And Still I Rise (Unabridged Selections)

    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 465
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 402
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 395

    The beloved and best-selling author of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings reads aloud from her third book of verse. She not only gives life to many of her most cherished poems, but she also presents personal introductions to several favorites, including "One More Round", "Woman Work", and "Life Doesn't Frighten Me".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nothing compares to hearing the actual author read

    • By Barry White on 05-28-14

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Note to Self

    • By: Gayle King
    • Narrated by: Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, Chelsea Handler, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    What do Congressman John Lewis, Dr. Ruth, Coach K, and Kermit the Frog wish they could tell their younger selves? What about a gay NFL player or the most successful female racecar driver? In Note to Self, CBS This Morning cohost Gayle King shares some of the most memorable letters from the broadcast’s popular segment of the same name.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Take note, it’s inspirational

    • By Flavia M Rodriguez on 05-13-18

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Mom & Me & Mom

    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 707
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 614
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 619

    The story of Maya Angelou’s extraordinary life has been chronicled in her multiple best-selling autobiographies. But now, at last, the legendary author shares the deepest personal story of her life: her relationship with her mother. For the first time, Angelou reveals the triumphs and struggles of being the daughter of Vivian Baxter, an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger-than-life presence - a presence absent during much of Angelou’s early life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Never Enough Mom Books

    • By SydSavvy on 02-04-14

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now

    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 167

    Maya Angelou, one of the best-loved authors of our time, shares the wisdom of a remarkable life in this best-selling spiritual classic. This is Maya Angelou talking from the heart, down to earth and real, but also inspiring. This is a book to be treasured, a book about being in all ways a woman, about living well, about the power of the word, and about the power of spirituality to move and shape your life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Post election tonic for the soul

    • By LynneKLR on 11-11-16

    Regular price: $14.60

    • The Heart of a Woman

    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216

    The Heart of a Woman sings with Maya Angelou's eloquent prose and is filled with unforgettable vignettes of famous people, from Billie Holiday to Malcolm X. Even more central is Maya Angelou's chronicle of the joys and the burdens of being a black mother in America and how the son she has cherished so intensely and worked for so devotedly finally grows to be a man.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It’s Maya

    • By Tami Bogatiuk on 11-18-17

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Even the Stars Look Lonesome

    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    Even the Stars Look Lonesome is Maya Angelou talking of the things she cares about most. In her unique, spellbinding way, she recreates intimate personal experiences and gives us her wisdom on a wide variety of subjects. She tells us how a house can both hurt its occupants and heal them. She talks about Africa. She gives us a profile of Oprah. She enlightens us about age and sexuality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-28-17

    Regular price: $15.93

    • A Song Flung Up to Heaven

    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    This is the next installment in a six volume autobiography that began more than thirty years ago with the appearance of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In A Song Flung Up to Heaven Maya Angelou describes her poignant encounters with Martin Luther King, Jr.; her work with the civil rights movement; and witnessing the Watts riots. Battered by the loss of revered black leaders, it takes writer James Baldwin to finally force her out of isolation with a dinner party that inspired her to write.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Being there is part of the strength of this book.

    • By Cecil on 07-26-04

    Regular price: $19.93

    • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Abridged)

    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    A phenomenal #1 bestseller that has appeared on the New York Times bestseller list for nearly three years, this memoir traces Maya Angelou's childhood in a small, rural community during the 1930s. Filled with images and recollections that point to the dignity and courage of black men and women, Angelou paints a sometimes disquieting, but always affecting picture of the people, and the times, that touched her life.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Almost Gripping

    • By Elton on 12-17-05

    Regular price: $16.07

    • Hallelujah! The Welcome Table

    • A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes
    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Throughout Maya Angelou's life, from her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas, to her world travels as a best-selling writer, good food has played a central role. Preparing and enjoying homemade meals provides a sense of purpose and calm, accomplishment, and connection. Now in Hallelujah! The Welcome Table, Angelou shares memories pithy and poignant, and the recipes that helped to make them both indelible and irreplaceable.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love listening to Ms. Maya...

    • By Elf's Mama on 11-06-04

    Regular price: $15.93

    • Amazing Peace and Other Poems

    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 77

    "Amazing Peace" is a beautiful and deeply moving poem from Maya Angelou. Here she inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. "Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward," she writes, "and speak the word aloud. Peace." "Amazing Peace" is Maya Angelou's radiant affirmation of the goodness of life and is a touching celebration of the "Glad Season" that will resonate with people of all faiths.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spoken Beauty

    • By Chandra on 01-05-06

    Regular price: $7.00

    • Celebrations

    • Rituals of Peace and Prayer
    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Grace, dignity, and eloquence have long been hallmarks of Maya Angelou's poetry. Her measured verses have stirred our souls, energized our minds, and healed our hearts. Whether offering hope in the darkest of nights or expressing sincere joy at the extraordinariness of the everyday, Maya Angelou has served as our common voice.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Could Be Used as a Sermon

    • By Janelle on 07-15-17

    Regular price: $15.93

    • I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Maya Angelou's six volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty. As a Black woman she has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope, joy, achievement and celebration. In this first volume of her six books of autobiography, Maya Angelou beautifully evokes her childhood with her grandmother in the American south of the 1930s.

    Regular price: $19.18

    • In the Psychiatrist's Chair

    • The Renowned BBC Radio 4 Interview Series
    • By: Dr Anthony Clare
    • Narrated by: Dr Anthony Clare, Maya Angelou, Spike Milligan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Twelve editions of the groundbreaking BBC Radio 4 interview series presented by Dr. Anthony Clare. A master of incisive interrogation, Dr. Anthony Clare became renowned for In the Psychiatrist's Chair. From 1982 until 2001 he conducted in-depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life, inviting them to answer penetrating questions about their lives and careers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating Listening...

    • By Angelika on 03-31-17

    Regular price: $20.65

    • A Song Flung Up to Heaven

    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    A Song Flung Up to Heaven opens as Maya Angelou returns from Africa to the United States to work with Malcolm X. But first she has to journey to California to be reunited with her mother and brother. No sooner does she arrive there than she learns that Malcolm X has been assassinated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My my my mmm mmm mmm

    • By lela on 06-16-16

    Regular price: $17.50

    • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In this first of six volumes of autobiography, poet Maya Angelou recounts a youth filled with disappointment, frustration, tragedy, and finally hard-won independence. Sent at a young age to live with her grandmother in Arkansas, Angelou learned a great deal from this exceptional woman and the tightly knit black community there. These very lessons carried her throughout the hardships she endured later in life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I know why the caged bird sings

    • By HellyBelly on 01-05-08

    Regular price: $14.94