Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur

Assata: An Autobiography

Assata Shakur with Lennox S. Hinds, Angela Y. Davis

nonfiction autobiography memoir politics race challenging informative reflective medium-paced

274 pages | first published 1987


This presents the life story of African American revolutionary Shakur, previously known as JoAnne Chesimard.
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informative 78%
emotional 67%
reflective 63%
inspiring 52%
challenging 47%
tense 38%
hopeful 29%
dark 27%
sad 26%
adventurous 11%
funny 4%
relaxing 0%


medium 73%
fast 20%
slow 6%

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