Soul on Ice
Delta Trade Paperbacks, 1992 - 242 pages
The now-classic memoir that shocked, outraged, and ultimately changed the way America looked at the civil rights movement and the black experience.
By turns shocking and lyrical, unblinking and raw, the searingly honest memoirs of Eldridge Cleaver are a testament to his unique place in American history. Cleaver writes in Soul on Ice, "I'm perfectly aware that I'm in prison, that I'm a Negro, that I've been a rapist, and that I have a Higher Uneducation." What Cleaver shows us, on the pages of this now classic autobiography, is how much he was a man.
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understood how “The Christ” (as I used to call Lovdjieff, to his great sorrow and
pain) could sit at Watts' feet, because he always seemed to me more warm, more
human, and possessed of greater wisdom than Watts displayed either in his ...
We thought the same thing about Lovdjieff. My secret disgust was that in many
ways I was nothing but a monk, and how I loathed that view of myself! I was
mystified by Merton and I could not believe in his passionate defense of
In his classes he was a dictator. He enforced certain rules which brooked no
deviation—no smoking in his classroom at any time, before class, during class, at
recess, or even when school was out; no talking in Lovdjieff's class unless it was
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - davadog13 - LibraryThing
What began as a genuinely compelling look at a young man with a lot of anger and little direction, became a story of a man completely sure of himself, and almost entirely unrelatable. I definitely ... Consulter l'avis complet
LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - bcquinnsmom - LibraryThing
I think that you have to read and consider this book as a product of its times (originally published in 1968). I mean, everyone who cares knows that Eldridge Cleaver went on to become a member of the ... Consulter l'avis complet
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