Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou book review

Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou book review: A pick of Emma Watson’s book, this book is a moving memoir about the author and her mother.

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Maya Angelou’s is an expert at telling her extraordinary life,  in chronicles, through her many bestselling autobiographies. With this book, the author shares her deepest personal life story of her life: the relationship with her mother.

In Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelo, she reveals the conflicts of being the daughter of Vivian Baxter, an indomitable spirit, much absent during Angelou’s early life.

With a crumbling marriage about to happen, Vivian sent her children to live with their grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas. The subsequent feelings and events began a story that had never been told before this book.

In Mom & Me & Mom, Angelou recounts her reconciling years with “the Lady” that had given birth to her, revealing the deep thorny moments shifted between love and just respect.

Delving into one of her life’s most rich, rewarding, and fraught relationships, Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou explores the evolution of a healing and love relationship between the two over the years; A bond that fostered Maya Angelou’s extended rise as a person.


The Author

Maya Angelou has dealt with many activities such as actress, waitress, singer, dancer, filmmaker, activist, writer and mother. She is the author of several tomes of poetry, as well as her autobiography. She now has a lifetime position as Reynolds Professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University in North Carolina.


The Book Review

Praise for Mom & Me & Mom

Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou is written delivered with the author’s usual sense of humor and optimism. Of course, you will find pieces and bits of resentments and bitterness. No life runs without them. However, the book has a moving positive view towards forgiveness and tolerance.


Courageous, strong and humane people populate these mesmerizing stories in Angelou’s magnificent canon. She has her dazzling way with words.

Her mother, subject od this biography, is a perfect mystery model for Angelou’s creativity and growth.

Succinct and straightforward, yet stylish and smart, the author powerfully dramatizes wickedness and kindness in this fond recollection of a complicated relationship of constant connection and support.

We can learn a lot about life and love is this book.


Recommended for Adults, Teenagers, and, maybe, some Mature Kids.

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Mom & Me & Mom Book Cover Mom & Me & Mom
Maya Angelou
Non-Fiction | Biographies | Autobiography
Random House
1st edition (April 2, 2013)
kindle, hardcover, paperback, audible
Teenagers and up. Maybe some mature kids.

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