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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“Soul on Ice is a book full of pain . . . a dramatic and troubled book, written by a
tormented black man in search of sanity. . . . Taken all together, this book is a
black man's spiritual odyssey away from hate and crime towards understanding
understood how “The Christ” (as I used to call Lovdjieff, to his great sorrow and
pain) could sit at Watts' feet, because he always seemed to me more warm, more
human, and possessed of greater wisdom than Watts displayed either in his ...
With the America that is disappearing, the Lazarus-man created in the crucible of
its hatred and pain is also vanishing. The victory of Muhammad Ali over Floyd
Patterson marks the victory of a New World over an Old World, of life and light
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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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