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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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 the honor block.
And although he was so full of sound, he was not a noisy writer like Ralph Ellison
. He placed so much of my own experience, which I thought I had understood,
into new perspective. Gradually, however, I began to feel uncomfortable about ...
I don't know when the Eunuch on my left started to speak, for I first became aware
of his voice as sound purely, a nebulous, incoherent sound, and only later did I
begin to distinguish the words: “. . . fed up with it! You old Lazarus. Everything ...
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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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