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Malcolm x [electronic resource] : A Life of Reinvention. Manning Marable.

Marable, Manning. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101445273 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year Years in the making-the definitive biography of the legendary black activist. Of the great figure in twentieth-century American history perhaps none is more complex and controversial than Malcolm X. Constantly rewriting his own story, he became a criminal, a minister, a leader, and an icon, all before being felled by assassins' bullets at age thirty-nine. Through his tireless work and countless speeches he empowered hundreds of thousands of black Americans to create better lives and stronger communities while establishing the template for the self-actualized, independent African American man. In death he became a broad symbol of both resistance and reconciliation for millions around the world. Manning Marable's new biography of Malcolm is a stunning achievement. Filled with new information and shocking revelations that go beyond the Autobiography, Malcolm X unfolds a sweeping...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Books, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 788 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
African American Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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