X: A Novel

X: A Novel


Winner of the 2016 NAACP photo Award for awesome Literary paintings for Youth/Teens
A 2016 Coretta Scott King writer Honor Book

Cowritten via Malcolm X’s daughter, this riveting and revealing novel follows the youth of the guy whose phrases and activities shook the world.

Malcolm Little’s mom and dad have continually advised him that he can in achieving something, yet from what he can inform, that’s a pack of lies—after all, his father’s been murdered, his mother’s been taken away, and his goals of changing into a attorney have got him laughed out of college. There’s no element in making an attempt, he figures, and lured through the nightlife of Boston and ny, he escapes right into a global of fancy fits, jazz, ladies, and reefer. yet Malcolm’s efforts to go away the prior at the back of lead him into more and more risky territory. Deep down, he is aware that the liberty he’s came across is simply an illusion—and that he can’t run forever.

X follows Malcolm from his youth to his imprisonment for robbery at age twenty, whilst he came across the religion that might lead him to forge a brand new direction and command a voice that also resonates this present day.

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