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The autobiography of LeRoi Jones

Author: Amiri Baraka
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fuller version of the author's autobiography, without the cuts made by a previous publisher, details his life through 1974, and explains the development of his Black Nationalist views and his embrace of Islam and Marxism.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Amiri Baraka; Imamu Amiri Baraka
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amiri Baraka
ISBN: 1556522312 9781556522314
OCLC Number: 36478871
Notes: Rev. ed containing the complete text of the original manuscript.
Description: xxviii, 465 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Stages: memoirs --
Young --
Black brown yellow white --
Music --
Howard (black brown yellow white continued) --
Error farce --
Village --
Black arts: Politics, search for a new life --
Harlem --
Home --
Continuing journey --
Sum up.
Responsibility: Amiri Baraka.
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