Manchild in the Promised Land Author:Claude Brown "The year's most talked-about bestseller." "Claude Brown is a negro who made it out of slum Harlem ... who pulled himself up from the gang wars, the pot smoking, the stealing, the dope pushing ... to become a law student at one of America's leading universities. Manchild in the Promised Land is his story. It is one of the most extraordinary aut... more »obiographies of our time."
"A tremendous achievement" - James Baldwin
"The first thing I ever read which gave me an idea of what it would be like day to day if I'd grown up in Harlem" - Norman Mailer« less