Soul on Ice
McGraw-Hill, 1967 - 210 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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The Christ could weep over a line of poetry , over a single image in a poem , over the beauty of a poem's music , over the fact that man can talk , read , write , walk , reproduce , die , eat , eliminate - over the fact that a chicken ...
The malignant ingeniousness of this device is that although it accurately describes an objective biological fact — or , at least , a sociological fact in America — it concealed the paramount psychological fact : that to the white mind ...
The chip on the Supermasculine Menial's shoulder is the fact that he has been robbed of his mind . In an uncannily effective manner , the society in which he lives has assumed in its very structure that he , minus a mind , is the ...
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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
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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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