First Edition of A Brave and Startling Truth; Inscribed by Maya Angelou

  • A Brave and Startling Truth.

A Brave and Startling Truth.

Item Number: 4297

New York: Random House, 1995.

First edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by the author, “______ Joy Maya Angelou." A poem read by Maya Angelou at the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the United Nations.

Celebrating the common humanity "we, this people, on a small and lonely planet" share, Angelou read this poem at the June 26 ceremonies in San Francisco to commemorate the signing of the U.N. Charter.