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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Quite simply, many Negroes believe, as the principle of assimilation into white
America implies, that the race problem in America cannot be settled until all
traces of the black race are eliminated. Toward this end, many Negroes loathe
the very ...
I do not believe that a beautiful relationship has to always end in carnage. I do
not believe that we have to be fraudulent and pretentious, because that is the
source of future difficulties and ultimate failure. If we project fraudulent,
believe that I understand anything about anything, when you get right down to it.
But I'm stuck with myself and I accept my own thoughts about things. For instance,
I don't know just how it works, I mean I can't analyze it, but I know that the white ...
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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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