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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That's all it is—look!” He pointed out the trade routes on the map behind his desk,
then he sat down and cried uncontrollably for several minutes. Another time, he
brought tape-recorded selections from Thomas Wolfe's Look Homeward Angel.
Old funny-styled, zipper-mouthed political night riders know nothing but to haul
out an investigating committee to look into the disturbance to find the cause of the
unrest among the youth. Look into a mirror! The cause is you, Mr. and Mrs.
Don't you know (surely you must have noticed by now: four hundred years!) that
for four hundred years I have been unable to look squarely into your eyes? I
tremble inside each time you look at me. I can feel . . . in the ray of your eye, from
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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 - abergsman - LibraryThing
It is difficult to give a rating to this book without also assessing Eldridge as a person. Consulter l'avis complet
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