Let them call me rebel: Saul Alinsky, his life and legacy

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Knopf, Nov 12, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 595 pages
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The first, only, and definitive book on the great community organizer and social activist whose ideas and programs are relevant now more than ever.

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Review: Let Them Call Me Rebel: Saul Alinsky: His Life and Legacy

User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

Although a biography on Saul Alinsky, there's a lot of great detail in this book on fundamentals of the community organization process and it's ties to neighborhood support institutions, eg churches ... Read full review

Review: Let Them Call Me Rebel: Saul Alinsky: His Life and Legacy

User Review  - Jade McDonough - Goodreads

I actually think that terming this a biography is a fairly loose term. The author centers less on his personal and more on his professional accomplishments, both ones he was involved directly in and ... Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Sanford D. Horwitt is an author, book critic and policy advisor to foundations and nonprofit organizations concerned with promoting civic engagement and strengthening democratic institutions. He is the author of "Let Them Call Me Rebel", a biography of Saul Alinsky. His book reviews and essays have appeared in "The New York Times, The Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune", and other publications. In Washington, he was a speechwriter for Congressman Abner Mikva. Born in Milwaukee, he received his bachelor's and doctoral degrees at Northwestern University. He lives in Arlington, Virginia, with his wife, Joan. They have two sons, Dusty and Jeff.