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 psychic distance between love and hate could be the mechanical difference ... if it is honest , find the passage disputed : may find the leap from the fiber of hate to that of love too taxing on its meager store of energy — and so ...
... one would be exceedingly wrong : for behind the structure of the thought of Baldwin's quoted above , there lurks the imp of Baldwin's unwinding , of his tension between love and hate love of the white and hate of the black .
If this is so , then it is only because in the North American reality hate holds sway in love's true province . And it is only through a rank perversion that the artist , whose duty is to tell us the truth , can turn the two - dollar ...
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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
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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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