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The autobiography of Malcolm X

Author: Malcolm X; Alex Haley
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2001.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Completed shortly before his assassination in 1965, Malcolm X's autobiography depicts a child born into rage and despair, who turned to street-hustling and cocaine in the Harlem ghetto, followed by prison, where he converted to the Black Muslims and honed the energy and brilliance that made him one of the most important political figures of his time. It also charts the spiritual journey that took him beyond  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Malcolm X; Malcolm X; Malcolm X
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm X; Alex Haley
ISBN: 0141185430 9780141185439
OCLC Number: 59529843
Notes: Originally published: New York : Grove Press, 1965.
Includes index.
Description: 512 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Nightmare --
Mascot --
"Homeboy" --
Laura --
Harlemite --
Detroit red --
Hustler --
Trapped --
Caught --
Satan --
Saved --
Savior --
Minister Malcolm X --
Black Muslims --
Icarus --
Out --
Mecca --
El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz --
1965.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: with the assistance of Alex Haley ; with an introduction by Paul Gilroy.

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Completed shortly before his assassination in 1965, Malcolm X's autobiography depicts a child born into rage and despair, who turned to street-hustling and cocaine in the Harlem ghetto, followed by prison, where he converted to the Black Muslims and honed the energy and brilliance that made him one of the most important political figures of his time. It also charts the spiritual journey that took him beyond militancy and led to his murder.

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