The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley
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."
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.
This electrifying story has transformed Malcolm 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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|Lexile ® Measure||1120L|
|Product Type||Paperback Books|
|Book Type||Young Adult Nonfiction|
|Primary Contributor||Malcolm X|
|Age Groups||Ages 13 to 15, Ages 16 to 18|
|Publisher||Penguin Random House|