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Malcolm X : a life of reinvention

Author: Manning Marable
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Constantly rewriting his own story, Malcolm X became a criminal, a minister, a leader, and eventually an icon, assassinated at the age of 39. The details of his life have long since calcified into a familiar narrative: his early years as a vagabond in Boston and New York, his conversion to Islam and subsequent rise to prominence as a militant advocate for black rights, his acrimonious split with the Nation of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biografieën (vorm)
Named Person: Malcolm X; Malcolm X, pseud. van Malcolm Little; Malcolm X
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manning Marable
ISBN: 9780713998955 0713998954
OCLC Number: 714029761
Description: 592 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Manning Marable.

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Constantly rewriting his own story, Malcolm X became a criminal, a minister, a leader, and eventually an icon, assassinated at the age of 39. This title presents a sweeping story of the darkest days  Read more...

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