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Autobiography of Malcolm X (Paperback)

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"Extraordinary. A brilliant, painful, and important book."
If there was any one man who articulated the anger, the struggle, and the beliefs of African Americans in the 1960s, that man was Malcolm X. His AUTOBIOGRAPHY is the result of a unique collaboration between Alex Haley and Malcolm X, whose voice and philosophy resonate from every page, just as his experience and his intelligence continue to speak to millions.

About the Author

Alex Haley is the world-renowned author of Roots, which has sold six million hardcover copies and has been translated into thirty languages. He is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Alex Haley died in February 1992.

Praise for Autobiography of Malcolm X…

“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
“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
“This book will have a permanent place in the literature of the Afro-American struggle.”—I. F. Stone

Product Details ISBN-10: 0345376714
ISBN-13: 9780345376718
Published: Ballantine Books, 01/15/1992
Pages: 544
Language: English