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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But what matters is that I have fallen in love with my lawyer! Is that surprising? A
convict is expected to have a high regard for anyone who comes to his aid, who
tries to help him and who expends time, energy, and money in an effort to set him
and speak well of a lawyer is to raise the downcast eyebrows of felons who've
been bitten by members of the Bar and Grill. Convicts are convinced that lawyers
must have a secret little black book which no one else is ever allowed to see, ...
are lying and even if you could manage to fool the lawyer you could never
manage to fool yourself. And why does it make you sad to see how everything
hangs by such thin and whimsical threads? Because you're a dreamer, an
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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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