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One Day When I Was Lost

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Based on Alex Haley’s bestselling classic The Autobiography of Malcolm X, a rare, lucidly composed screenplay from one of America’s great masters of letters.Son of a Baptist minister; New York City hustler; honor student; convicted criminal; powerful minister in the Nation of Islam; father and husband: Malcolm X transformed himself, time and again, in order to become one o ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published August 14th 2007 by Vintage (first published 1972)
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Evan
As a longtime fan of James Baldwin, I've had this book in my sights for a long time but didn't get down to actually read it until a little before now last year.

While I don't remember it really hitting me, I found it to be a great refresher of the life of Malcolm X whose autobiography I read so many years ago as a freshman/sophomore in high school (I think I actually read it for my 10th grade AP US History course with Dr. Paul Dickler, one of my greatest early teachers, over the summer before th
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3.5 Stars

All the things Baldwin imagined Malcolm X felt, thought and said.
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good Baldwin on Malcolm.
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James Arthur Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.

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