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Blood in My Eye
by George Jackson

    Publication Date: Dec 19, 1996
    List Price: $14.95
    Format: Paperback, 195 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    ISBN13: 9780933121232
    Imprint: Black Classic Press
    Publisher: Black Classic Press
    Parent Company: Black Classic Press

    Paperback Description:

    Blood In My Eye was completed only days before it’s author was killed. George Jackson died on August 21, 1971 at the hands of San Quentin prison guards during an alleged escape attempt. At eighteen, George Jackson was convicted of stealing seventy dollars from a gas station and was sentenced from one year to life. He was to spent the rest of his life — eleven years— in the California prison system, seven in solidary confinement. In prison he read widely and transformed himself into an activist and political theoretician who defined himself as a revolutionary.