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Rose That Grew from Concrete (Reprint) (Paperback) (Tupac Shakur)

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Tupac Shakur's most intimate and honest thoughts were uncovered only after his death with the instant classicThe Rose That Grew from Concrete.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. 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.
A collection of verse by the late hip-hop star Tupac Shakur includes more than one hundred poems confronting such wide-ranging topics as poverty, motherhood, Van Gogh, and Mandela.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 149
Genre: Music, Poetry
Sub-Genre: American / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pocket Books
Author: Tupac Shakur
Language: English
Street Date: February 3, 2009
TCIN: 11322617
UPC: 9780671028459
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-1536
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overall: 4 out of 5 stars, see all reviews

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Pleasantly surprised- I bought this for a teenager.

4 out of 5 stars
Katri 8 years ago
I bought this for a teenager who is into the "gangsta" stuff, and reviewed it before I gave it to her (I was suspicious because I know of Tupac's reputation and was prepared to take it back if I found it to be vulgar or in bad taste). However, to my surprise it was very appropriate and something a t...see moreof the reviewer's review
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