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Bobby Seale
NYTimes Books, 1978. Very good mylar-protected dust jacket. Tight binding. Very clean boards. Tanned clean pages. A LONELY RAGE The Autobiography of Bobby Seale 1978 First Edition hardcover 3rd Printing Inscribed and dated by Bobby Seale on the front end paper 4/27/78 Forward by James Baldwin Published in 1978 by NYTimes Books Good mylar-protected dust jacket. has slight edge tears Tight binding Very clean boards 238 tanned clean pages Includes free insured priority shipping in the US From the dust cover: Bobby Seale hit the nerve of a generation of Americans, a charismatic hero to his contemporaries both black and white, a persistent embarrassment to the Establishment, and an arch villain to the FBI and the police across the nation. He electrified the country when he led a small, armed band of Black Panthers into the California State capitol to protest police violence. The image of Bobby Seale gagged and bound, eyes glaring defiance at Judge Hoffman, dominated the famous Chicago Seven political trial. His murder trial in New Haven was a much a trial of the System as Bobby Seale. He was a key figure of the tragedy at Attica. He was last seen campaigning with startling success as an orthodox mayoral candidate in an Oakland Primary. Then he disappeared. He disappeared to write this book, a book that's as surprising as any of Seale's public acts. Neither celebrity gossip, nor ideology on a pedestal, this is the fascinating candid revelation of the private man behind the charismatic public figure. It is the story of the passage of a Texas youth only vaguely aware of racism to a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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