The Heart of a Woman Author:Maya Angelou In The Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou leaves California with her son, Guy, to move to New York. There she enters the society and world of black artists and writers, reads her work at the Harlem Writers Guild, and begins to take part in the struggle of black Americans for their rightful place in the world. In the meantime, her personal lif... more »e takes an unexpected turn. She leaves the bail bondsman she was intending to marry after falling in love with a South African freedom fighter, travels with him to London and Cairo, where she discovers new opportunities.
The Heart of a Woman is filled with unforgettable vignettes of such renowned people as Billie Holiday and Malcom X, but perhaps most importantly chronicles the joys and the burdens of 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.« less
this is the contiuing story of the author's incredible life.is very interesting to read them in order as i did.
this is my other "faorite" of the series. it is the 4th book of the series. this portrays her life in NYC and The Harlem Writers Guild. She meets many famous people and this leads her to a new chapter in her life.