Heart Of A Woman Study Guides

  • The Heart of a Woman


    The Heart of a Woman is an autobiography by Maya Angelou about her struggles as an African-American women, her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement and her development as a writer. The book follows Angelou's life from 1957 to 1962, beginning with her life in California with her son Guy . She moves to New York, becoming a member of the Harlem Writers Guild and becoming involved with Civil Rights activism. Eventually she moves with South African freedom fighter Vusumzi Make to England and Egypt, working as a writer and studying.