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Top five best works of Maya Angelou

Published on May 29, 2014 3:10 PM
In this Feb 15, 2011 file photo, US President Barack Obama kisses Dr Maya Angelou, a prominent and celebrated author, poet, educator, producer, actress, film-maker, and civil rights activist, after presenting to her the 2010 Medal of Freedom at the White House in Washington, DC. -- PHOTO: AFP

Maya Angelou, who died aged 86 on May 28, 2014, was a prolific writer who penned seven autobiographies, numerous books and was credited with many films and TV shows in an award-winning career spanning over 50 years. Here is a look at her most influential work 

1) I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

Books by Maya Angelou, including a collection of her autobiographies, in a bookstore in Los Angeles on May 28, 2014. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

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