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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over and burned Watts to the ground , means nothing if it doesn ' t mean business
, and it was focused in cold , deadly hatred and contempt upon Floyd Patterson
and the bootlicking art of the puppet in the style of his image . There is no doubt ...
He means what I mean , " said the Eunuch on my right , " that for four hundred
years you have had the fear of the slavemaster in you , but now it ' s time for you
to know the fear of your own kind ! " " Humph ! " snorted the Accused , and he
took a ...
I mean , no one can be completely true in all that they say , and you give me the
impression of , well , talking off the top of your head . . . " He was laughing inside ,
I could see it in his eyes . Then he said , “ Well , I ' ve thought about it for years .
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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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