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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“Baby," he said, “They walking in fours and kicking in doors; dropping Reds' and
busting heads; drinking wine and committing crime, shooting and looting; high-
siding” and lowriding, setting fires and slashing tires; turning over cars and ...
A bum kick. Nothing. What is worse is when the guard passes my door without
pausing. I can hear his keys jingling. If he stops at my door the keys sound like
Christmas bells ringing, but if he keeps going they just sound like—keys. I live in
In the beginning of the era came a thief with a seven-yearitch who knew that the
ostriches and the owls had been bribed with a fix of Euphony, which is their kick.
The thief knew that he need not wait for the cover of night, that with impunity he ...
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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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