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The Rose that Grew from Concrete - Tupac Shakur
The Rose that Grew from Concrete
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His talent was unbounded -- a raw force that commanded attention and respect. His death was tragic -- a violent homage to the power of his voice. His legacy is indomitable -- as vibrant and alive today as it has ever been. Tupac Shakur's most intimate and honest thoughts were uncovered... show more
His talent was unbounded -- a raw force that commanded attention and respect. His death was tragic -- a violent homage to the power of his voice. His legacy is indomitable -- as vibrant and alive today as it has ever been. Tupac Shakur's most intimate and honest thoughts were uncovered only after his death with the instant classic The Rose That Grew from Concrete. For the first time in paperback, this collection of deeply personal poetry is a mirror into the legendary artist's enigmatic world and its many contradictions. Written in his own hand from the time he was nineteen, these seventy-two poems embrace his spirit, his energy -- and his ultimate message of hope.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780671028459 (0671028456)
ASIN: 671028456
Publisher: MTV Books
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
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Rowena's Reviews rated it
5.0
I loved this poetry collection. I had no idea that Tupac had actually written poetry, though I'll always be a big fan of his music, especially the socially-conscious songs. A lot of the poems are heartfelt, bemoaning social issues, injustices and racism. A few are also very poignant, especially the...
Not Quite Home
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4.0 The Rose That Grew from Concrete
Tupac's poetry is good because it's real, and it's accessible. Even my students who don't ordinarily like poems enjoy this book, boys and girls, alike. You can't beat poetry that gets the reader thinking.
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