Author: Anita J. Aboulafia

Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.

ISBN: 0738665460

Category: Study Aids

Page: 104

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REA's MAXnotes for Alex Haley's The Autobiography of Malcolm X MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.
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Author: Malcolm X

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 1101967803

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 544

View: 3723

Now available as an eBook for the very first time! • ONE OF TIME’S TEN MOST IMPORTANT NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY In the searing pages of this classic autobiography, originally published in 1964, Malcolm X, the Muslim leader, firebrand, and anti-integrationist, tells the extraordinary story of his life and the growth of the Black Muslim movement. His fascinating perspective on the lies and limitations of the American Dream, and the inherent racism in a society that denies its nonwhite citizens the opportunity to dream, gives extraordinary insight into the most urgent issues of our own time. The Autobiography of Malcolm X stands as the definitive statement of a movement and a man whose work was never completed but whose message is timeless. It is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand America. Praise for The Autobiography of Malcolm X “Malcolm X’s autobiography seemed to offer something different. His repeated acts of self-creation spoke to me; the blunt poetry of his words, his unadorned insistence on respect, promised a new and uncompromising order, martial in its discipline, forged through sheer force of will.”—Barack Obama, Dreams from My Father “Extraordinary . . . a brilliant, painful, important book.”—The New York Times “A great book . . . Its dead level honesty, its passion, its exalted purpose, will make it stand as a monument to the most painful truth.”—The Nation “The most important book I’ll ever read, it changed the way I thought, it changed the way I acted. It has given me courage I didn’t know I had inside me. I’m one of hundreds of thousands whose lives were changed for the better.”—Spike Lee “This book will have a permanent place in the literature of the Afro-American struggle.”—I. F. Stone
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Author: Milkyway Media

Publisher: Milkyway Media

ISBN: N.A

Category: Study Aids

Page: 35

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The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley (1965) is an attempt by Malcolm X to clarify his own beliefs through an account of his life journey. The story traces Malcolm’s surprising transformation from wild hustler in Harlem into devout black Muslim human rights activist... Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.
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Eine Autobiografie

Author: Asata Shakur

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783944233789

Category:

Page: 360

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Roman

Author: Alex Haley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596224487

Category:

Page: 717

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Author: Alex Ferguson

Publisher: Edel:Books

ISBN: 3841902855

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 4386

Über den unglaublichen Zeitraum von 27 Jahren war Alex Ferguson als Manager und Trainer in Personalunion das Gesicht und die Seele von Manchester United. Er entdeckte und formte Weltstars wie Ryan Giggs, Roy Keane, Eric Cantona, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Christiano Ronaldo und David Beckham. Unvergesslich das Spiel 1999 gegen Bayern München, bei dem seine Mannschaft aus einem 0:1 Rückstand binnen 102 Sekunden in der Nachspielzeit ein 2:1 machte und damit die Champions League gewann. Die Queen schlug ihn daraufhin zum Ritter. Ferguson war immer er selbst. Mit seiner Meinung hielt nie hinter dem Berg. Seine Lieblingsrivalen José Mourínho und Arsène Wenger überzog er mit bissigem Spot. Bezeichnend sein Spitzname „der Föhn“, der auf seine mitunter deftigen und lautstarken Wutausbrüche zurückgeht, vor denen keiner seiner Spieler sicher war. In seinem Buch lässt er nichts aus und berichtet von einem Vierteljahrhundert Fußball auf höchstem Niveau – höchst unterhaltsam und unbedingt mitreißend!
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A Life of Passion and Struggle

Author: Malcolm X,Alex Haley

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781533221834

Category:

Page: 668

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Through a life of passion and struggle, Malcolm X became one of the most influential figures of the 20th Century. In this riveting account, he tells of his journey from a prison cell to Mecca, describing his transition from hoodlum to Muslim minister. Here, the man who called himself "the angriest Black man in America" relates how his conversion to true Islam helped him confront his rage and recognize the brotherhood of all mankind. An established classic of modern America, The Autobiography of Malcolm X was hailed by the New York Times as "Extraordinary. A brilliant, painful, important book." Still extraordinary, still important, this electrifying story has transformed Malcom X's life into his legacy. The strength of his words, the power of his ideas continue to resonate more than a generation after they first appeared.
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Die Geschichte meiner Familie

Author: Barack Obama

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446233679

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

View: 1903

Seit Barack Obama für das Amt des US-Präsidenten kandidiert hat, begeistert er die Menschen: Er verkörpert die weltweite Sehnsucht nach einer Politik des Friedens und der Menschlichkeit. Aufgewachsen unter ärmlichen Verhältnissen in Hawaii und Indonesien, musste Barack nach seiner Rückkehr in die USA erleben, wie er wegen seiner Hautfarbe diskriminiert wurde. Dies weckte seinen Ehrgeiz, der ihm zunächst eine glänzende juristische Laufbahn eröffnete und dann seinen furiosen Aufstieg als Politiker der Demokraten begründete. Wer nun seine Familiengeschichte liest, spürt, dass in ihm auch ein begnadeter Erzähler steckt.
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A Religious Life of Malcolm X

Author: Louis A. Decaro Jr.

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814744176

Category: Religion

Page: 382

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The mythic figure of Malcolm X conjures up a variety of images--black nationalist, extremist, civil rights leader, hero. But how often is Malcolm X understood as a religious leader, a man profoundly affected by his relationship with Allah? During Malcolm's life and since, the press has focused on the Nation of Islam's rejection of integration, offering an extremely limited picture of its ideology and religious philosophy. Mainstream media have ignored the religious foundation at the heart of the Nation and failed to show it in light of other separatist religious movements. With the spirituality of cultic black Islam unexplored and the most controversial elements of the Nation exploited, its most famous member, Malcolm X, became one of the most misunderstood leaders in history. In On the Side of My People, Louis A. DeCaro, Jr. offers the first book length religious treatment of Malcolm X. Malcolm X was certainly a political man. Yet he was also a man of Allah, struggling with his salvation—as concerned with redemption as with revolution. Drawing on a wide variety of sources, including extensive interviews with Malcolm's oldest brother, FBI surveillance documents, the black press, and tape-recorded speeches and interviews, DeCaro examines the charismatic leader from the standpoint of his two conversion experiences--to the Nation while he was in jail and to traditional Islam climaxing in his pilgrimage to Mecca. Examining Malcolm beyond his well-known years as spokesman for the Nation, On the Side My People explores Malcolm's early religious training and the influence of his Garveyite parents, his relationship with Elijah Muhammad, his often overlooked journey to Africa in 1959, and his life as a traditional Muslim after the 1964 pilgrimage. In his critical analysis of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, DeCaro provides insight into the motivation behind Malcolm's own story, offering a key to understanding how and why Malcolm portrayed his life in his own autobiography as told to Alex Haley. Inspiring and necessary, On the Side My People presents readers with a Malcolm X few were privileged to know. By filling in the gaps of Malcolm's life, DeCaro paints a more complete portrait of one of the most powerful and relevant civil rights figures in American history.
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Roman

Author: Sloan Wilson

Publisher: Dumont Buchverlag

ISBN: 3832187065

Category: Fiction

Page: 446

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Der amerikanische Klassiker in neuer Übersetzung Tom und Betsy Rath sind ein junges Paar, sie haben drei gesunde Kinder, ein schönes Zuhause in einem netten Vorort von New York und ein regelmäßiges, wenn auch nicht üppiges Einkommen. Eigentlich haben sie allen Grund, glücklich zu sein. Doch irgendwie sind sie es nicht. Tom pendelt Tag für Tag in die Stadt, wo er einem unspektakulären Bürojob nachgeht – seit er aus dem Krieg zurückgekehrt ist, hat er sich ohnehin verändert, ist verschlossen und launisch. Betsy fühlt sich unverstanden. Nach einem Karriereschritt hat Tom bald keine Zeit mehr für sein Privatleben. Ist es das, was Tom wirklich will? Als er auf einen alten Kameraden aus dem Krieg trifft, gerät sein Alltag vollends aus den Fugen, Tom muss sich seiner Vergangenheit stellen und eine Entscheidung treffen, die sein Leben grundsätzlich verändern wird. ›Der Mann im grauen Flanell‹, im Original 1955 veröffentlicht und sofort ein Bestseller, vermittelt wie wenige andere Romane den Geist der fünfziger Jahre. Zu Recht gilt er als moderner Klassiker und verdient es, zusammen mit den Werken von Richard Yates, John Cheever und Raymond Carver genannt zu werden. Der Buchtitel war so treffend, dass er im Englischen zu einem feststehenden Begriff wurde. Nun liegt der Roman in einer zeitgemäßen deutschen Übersetzung vor.
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Author: Andrej Kurkow

Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG

ISBN: 3257603207

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

View: 5541

Viktor und der Pinguin Mischa, die beiden Helden von ›Picknick auf dem Eis‹, sehen sich nach einer turbulenten Suche wieder. Doch bis die beiden ihr Glück finden, wird noch einiges passieren ...
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Author: Mark Twain

Publisher: nexx verlag gmbh

ISBN: 3958705804

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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»Leben auf dem Mississippi«, der 1883 erschienene, autobiographische Bericht beschreibt Mark Twains Leben als Lotse von 1857 bis 1861 auf verschiedenen Mississippi-Dampfern und das bunte, abenteuerliche Leben auf dem Fluss. »Nach dem fernen Westen« schildert seine Erlebnisse und Eindrücke, die er während einer zwanzigtägigen Fahrt mit der Postkutsche von St. Joseph nach Carson City, Nevadas Hauptstadt, erlebte.
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Leben und Aufstieg

Author: David Remnick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783827008930

Category:

Page: 976

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Black Rage

Author: David R. Collins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 104

View: 9109

A biography of the noted Black Muslim leader, looking back on his life from the day of his assassination in 1965.
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Author: David Shirley,Heather Lehr Wagner

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438100701

Category: African American historians

Page: 112

View: 6154

* Critically acclaimed biographies of history's most notable African-Americans * Straightforward and objective writing * Lavishly illustrated with photographs and memorabilia * Essential for multicultural studies
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Popular Culture and Literacy

Author: Theresa Perry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136658548

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 4591

The volume brings together a dazzling array of perspectives on Malcolm X to discuss the importance of X as a cultural hero and provide guidelines for teaching Malcolm-related material at elementary, high school and university levels.
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Author: Emmanuel Sampath Nelson

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313330629

Category: American literature

Page: 2483

View: 3827

Alphabetically arranged entries in five chronological volumes focus on individual authors, works, and topics related to multiethnic American literature.
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