Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas (Paperback)
Random House Trade, 9780812980318, 305pp.
Publication Date: April 21, 2009
Charged with Maya Angelou's remarkable sense of life and love, Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas is a unique celebration of the human condition-and an enthralling saga that has touched, inspired, and empowered readers worldwide.
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Praise For Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas…
“The buoyant, gifted Maya Angelou continues her autobiography. . . . Both her joy and her despair have twice as much impact as most people’s.”
“Angelou may be one of the best hunters of the heart, one of the best to explore the insides of folks, black or white, and find what moves them, what makes them real and tangible to themselves and others.”
–The Christian Science Monitor
“Angelou is a sharp observer and commentator on culture. . . . [Her book is] filled with penetrating observations about the people she encounters.”
–Chicago Tribune Book World
“Honest, funny and heartwarming . . . The strength of the book is Angelou’s lyrical writing . . . a God-given gift.”
–The Washington Star
“Angelou is one of the geniuses of the Afro-American serial autobiography.”
–The New York Times