Seventh Child: A Family Memoir of Malcolm X

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Kensington Publishing Corporation, Jan 1, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 238 pages
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Ella Little Collins saw her brother Malcolm through some of the most significant times of his life, and knew him better than anyone else. Now, for the first time, she shares her poignant, vivid memories of him.

Told to her son, Rodnell, to whom Malcolm was a much-loved uncle and mentor, "Seventh Child" contains bitter, haunting, as well as joyful, recollections by two people who knew him intimately in the context of the family. It reveals Malcolm not just as a leader, but also as a brother, cousin, nephew, uncle, father, husband, and friend. It also provides remarkable information about Malcolm's family genealogy that has never before been available to the general public.

No other book about Malcolm X -- and there have been dozens -- offers such enlightenment on the man. With rare family photos, including one of Rodnell with Malcolm the night before his assassination, "Seventh Child" adds immeasurably to our knowledge of this great and controversial figure.

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Contents

The Son Has Come Home
13
THREE Homecoming
22
SEVEN Muhammads Temple of Islam
83
Copyright

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Collins is the nephew of Malcolm X.

Bailey, a former associate editor of Ebony.

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