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Poet, writer, essayist, and activist Maya Angelou's extraordinary account of Afro-American life in post-war US. Maya is 18 and a single mother. To thwart a seduction Maya proposes a business proposition and slides into the world of prostitution.

15 minutes

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Role Contributor
Narrator (Older Maya) Adjoa Andoh
Maya Pippa Bennett-Warner
Mother Cleo Ellen Thomas
Johnnie Mae Cecilia Noble
Beatrice Ayesha Antoine
Director Pauline Harris
Producer Pauline Harris
Author Maya Angelou
Adaptor Patricia Cumper

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