Soul on Ice
Dell, 1968 - 210 pages
The classic memoir that shocked, outraged, and ultimately changed the way America looked at the civil rights movement and the black experience.
With a preface by Ishmael Reed - "As with Malcolm X, Cleaver's book is a spiritual autobiography. An odyssey of a soul in search of itself, groping toward a personal humanism which will give meaning to life."--The Progressive
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 classic autobiography, is how much he was a man.
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We alternate in speaking , like in the script of a play . And let me say that I don't believe a word she says . While we are talking , I participate and believe everything , taking her word as her bond . But SOUL ON ICE 21.
I could not tell one class from the other — neither could the other students and neither , I believe , could Lovdjieff . It was all Lovdjieff . The walls of his classrooms were covered with cardboard placards which bore quotations from ...
I do not believe that a beautiful relationship has to always end in carnage . I do not believe that we have to be fraudulent and pretentious , because that is the source of future difficulties and ultimate failure .
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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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