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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phenomenon in the black ghettos of America: the practice by Negro youths of
going “punk-hunting"This practice of seeking out homosexuals on the prowl,
rolling them, beating them up, seemingly just to satisfy some savage impulse to
Baldwin has a superb touch when he speaks of human beings, when he is inside
of them—especially his homosexuals—but he flounders when he looks beyond
the skin; whereas Wright's forte, it seems to me, was in reflecting the intricate ...
I, for one, do not think homosexuality is the latest advance over heterosexuality
on the scale of human evolution. Homosexuality is a sickness, just as are baby-
rape or wanting to become the head of General Motors. A grave danger faces this
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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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