Dick Schaap Books
This is a magnificent book, not a good book, not an interesting book, a magnificent book....It is a guided tour of hell conducted by a man who broke out. -- Review
About the Author
was born in New York City and grew up in Harlem. At age seventeen, after serving several terms in reform school, he left Harlem for Greenwich Village. He went on to receive a bachelor's degree from Howard University and attended law school. He also wrote a book called The Children of Ham
in 1976. Manchild in the Promised Land
evolved from an article he published in Dissent
magazine during his first year at college. He died in 2002 at the age of 64.