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SOLEDAD BROTHER, THE PRISON LETTERS OF GEORGE JACKSON

JACKSON GEORGE

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ISBN 10: 0140033157 / ISBN 13: 9780140033151
Published by Jonathan Cape - Penguin Books, 1971
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RO60079426: 289 pages. Nombreuses annotations en début d'ouvrage (ouvrage de travail). Intro. by Jean GENET. In-12 Broché. Bon état. Couv. légèrement pliée. Dos plié. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 420-Langue anglaise. Anglo-saxon. Bookseller Inventory # RO60079426

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Title: SOLEDAD BROTHER, THE PRISON LETTERS OF ...

Publisher: Jonathan Cape - Penguin Books

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Couverture souple

Book Condition:bon

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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.

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"The most important single volume from a black since "The Autobiography of Malcolm X"." --Julius Lester, "The New York Times Book Review"

The most important single volume from a black since "The Autobiography of Malcolm X." Julius Lester, "The New York Times Book Review""

"The power of George Jackson's personal story remains painfully relevant to our nation today, with its persisten racism, its hellish prisons, its unjust judicial system, and the poles of wealth and poverty that are at the root of all that. I hope the younger generation, black and white, will read "Soledad Brother."" Howard Zinn, author, "A People's History of the United States""

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