Soul on Ice
McGraw-Hill, 1968 - 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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Just then , and with no apparent provocation , the young Eunuch on my left said ,
pounding his fist on the table for emphasis , “ Old Lazarus , why come you ' re not
dead ? ” “ What ? ” asked the Infidel , startled more by the suddenness of the ...
The Eunuch on my left said to the Infidel : " Your trouble , old Lazarus , is that you
can ' t stand the sight of the slavemaster ' s blood . ” The Infidel looked surprised .
“ The world , ” he said slowly , " cannot stand another bloodbath . ” “ The world ...
Blood is a lubricant , ” said the Eunuch on my left . “ It smooths the way and
enables a people to slip out of the tightest of clutches . You don ' t tinker with a
logjam , man , you dynamite it ! ” " You are thirsty for blood ! ” said the Infidel ,
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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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