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

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