One Day When I Was Lost

One Day When I Was Lost

A Scenario Based on Alex Haley's The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Book - 2007
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Random House, Inc.
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 of the most feared, loved, and undeniably charismatic leaders of twentieth-century America. No one better represents the tumultuous times of his generation, and there is no one better to capture him and his milieu than James Baldwin. With spare, elegant, yet forceful dialogue and fresh, precise camera directions, Baldwin breathes cinematic life into this controversial and important figure, offering a new look at a man who changed himself in order to change the country.

Baker & Taylor
The acclaimed author of The Amen Corner and If Beale Street Could Talk presents a dramatic interpretation of the life and death of Malcolm X, in an elegant and forceful screenplay based on Alex Haley's The Autobiography of Malcolm X. Reprint.

Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 2007
Edition: 1st Vintage International ed
ISBN: 9780307275943
0307275949
Branch Call Number: PAPERBACK Classics Bal
Characteristics: 280 p. : ill. 21 cm

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