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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The white man loves the Supermasculine Menial—John Henry, the steel-driving
man, all Body, driven to his knees by the Machine, which is the phallus symbol of
the Brain and the ultimate ideal of the Omnipotent Administrator. To the white ...
The people at the base of society, where the Supermasculine Menial is, are well
known for their reflex of attempting to conform to the style, pattern, manners, and
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Usurping the Supermasculine Menial's mind, the Omnipotent Administrator
usurped all sovereignty; and because of his monopoly on sovereignty, he is the
psychic bridegroom of the Amazon. In another sense, however, being also
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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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