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Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley, The (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

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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 wor
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Paperback, 112 pages
Published May 2nd 1996 by Research & Education Association
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Apr 09, 2014 Natashaseymour1990 rated it it was amazing
Mind-exercise for the ignorant. And for those who believe they are not ignorant, you probably are.

A colourful re-cap of a brilliant life, a tear-jerker as well. El Hajj Malik El Shabazz is by far the most inspiring man I have ever read about. He communicates very effectively a painful truth to the ears and eyes.

If you haven't read the book and have only watched Spike Lee's cinematic version, 'X', do not be mistaken into thinking you know the full story. And even after you have read Hayley's ver
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Kay Harden
May 13, 2015 Kay Harden rated it it was amazing
All time favorite book! This book should be taught to all students within the world. His life includes racial abuse, resilience, a second-chance, and understanding the language of violence to achieve peace.
Selim
May 05, 2015 Selim rated it it was amazing
Well written life story of Malcolm X. It is a kind of a harmony of biography and autobiography. Because Alex Haley is talking with Malcolm X till end of the book before his killing.
Ashwin Khurana
Mar 20, 2015 Ashwin Khurana rated it liked it
The book was very long and interesting, but it became dull in some moments. It could have been better but I mainly enjoyed it.
Akmal Anvarov
An awesome book, it gives me strength to struggle, to be confident, and always be with faith.
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Jan 03, 2014 Ruhana36 rated it it was amazing
Helpful summary of all the chapters. I recommend reading the actual book, it's worth it.
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This book blew my mind when I read it years ago. Despite the fact that I don't like the writing style, its content earns four stars.
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