1969 I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS Maya Angelou Hardcover Dust Jacket
1969 I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS by Maya Angelou edition B98 published by Random House. The dust jacket has bleeding on the backside. It has been placed in a protectective archival clear sleeve. The binding is sound. There aren't any obvious signs of inscriptions, marginalization or dog-eared pages.
Despite spending two years on the New York Times paperback bestseller list and being nominated for a National Book Award, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is one of the most banned and/or challenged books in America for its language and portrayals of violence, racism, sexuality, childhood rape and teen pregnancy. If you are a collector of banned books, this novel is one you want on your library shelf.