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Soledad brother : the prison letters of George Jackson

Author: George Jackson
Publisher: Chicago : Lawrence Hill Books : Distributed by Independent Publishers Group, ©1994.
Series: Black thought and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of Jackson's letters from prison, Soledad Brother is an outspoken condemnation of the racism of white America and a powerful appraisal of the prison system that failed to break his spirit but eventually took his life. Jackson's letters make palpable the intense feelings of anger and rebellion that filled black men in America's prisons in the 1960s. But even removed from the social and political  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jackson, George, 1941-1971.
Soledad brother.
Chicago : Lawrence Hill Books : Distributed by Independent Publishers Group, ©1994
(DLC) 94028264
Named Person: George Jackson; George Jackson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Jackson
ISBN: 9781613742877 1613742878 9781613742891 1613742894 9781613742884 1613742886
OCLC Number: 317558893
Notes: Originally published: New York : Coward-McCann, [1970].
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 339 pages)
Series Title: Black thought and culture.
Responsibility: foreword by Jonathan Jackson, Jr.

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A collection of Jackson's letters from prison, Soledad Brother is an outspoken condemnation of the racism of white America and a powerful appraisal of the prison system that failed to break his spirit but eventually took his life. Jackson's letters make palpable the intense feelings of anger and rebellion that filled black men in America's prisons in the 1960s. But even removed from the social and political firestorms of the 1960s, Jackson's story still resonates for its portrait of a man taking a stand even while locked down.--Publisher description.

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