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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the prison yard shooting the breeze , I grabbed the floor and posed the question : which did they prefer , white women or black ? Some said Japanese women were their favorite , others said Chinese , some said European women , others ...
love white men — some of them will tell you so to your face , the others will tell you by their deeds and actions . Haven't you ever noticed that just as soon as a black woman becomes successful she marries a white man ?
passed on their desire to me , they must have ; desire for the white woman is like a cancer eating my heart out and devouring my brain . In my dreams I see white women jumping over a fence like dainty little lambs , and every time one ...
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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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