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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In this political and cultural environment Cleaver seems a has-been and the
villain in his book, Lyndon Johnson (promoter of the Great Society) and Barry
Goldwater (who challenged the C.I.A.'s mining of the Nicaraguan harbor)—in ...
You boast of your love of liberty, your superior civilization, and your pure
Christianity, while the whole political power of the nation (as embodied in the two
great political parties) is solemnly pledged to support and perpetuate the
Whether America decisively moves to the right or to the left is the fundamental
political problem in the world today; and the most serious question now before
the American people is who now, in this post-civil rights era, are the true patriots,
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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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