The Autobiography of Malcolm X Author:Malcolm X with Alex Haley "The Autobiography of Malcolm X" — From Inside Cover: — "This is the absorbing personal story of the man who rose from hoodlum, thief, dope peddler, and pimp to become the most dynamic leader of the Black REvolution. It is, too, a testament of great emotional power from which every American can learn much. But, above all, this book shows the Malco... more »lm X athat very few people knew, the man behind the stereotyped image of the hate-preacher--a sensitive, proud, highly intelligent man whose plan to move into the mainstream of the Negro REvolution was cut short by a hail of assassins' bullets, a man who felt certain he would not live long enough to see this book appear.
"In the agony of this brilliant Negro's self-creation [is] the agony of an entire people in their search ofr identify. No man has better expressed his people's trapped anguish."