This is a seriously personal and political autobiography which paints the image of a ‘sensitive’ and ‘gifted’ woman.
Assata Shakur appears to be much different from the ‘fearsome image’ usually projected by powers. Assata recounts the experiences which led to her embracing a life of activism.
She portrays the strengths, weaknesses and demise of black and white revolutionary groups at the hands of the state.
This is an inspirational novel which contributes to black liberation history.
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