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An Impatient Life: A Memoir

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Description for An Impatient Life: A Memoir Paperback. The turbulent story of the radical Left in the eloquent words of one of its foremost leaders Num Pages: 392 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BGHA; BM; JPFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 131 x 30. Weight in Grams: 424.
A philosopher and activist, eager to live according to ideals forged in study and discussion, Daniel Bensaïd was a man deeply entrenched in both the French and the international left. Raised in a staunchly red neighbourhood of Toulouse, where his family owned a bistro, he grew to be France's leading Marxist public intellectual, much in demand on talk shows and in the press. A lyrical essayist and powerful public speaker, at his best expounding large ideas to crowds of students and workers, he was a founder member of the Ligue Communiste and thrived ... Read more

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About Daniel Bensaïd
DANIEL BENSAÏD (1946-2010) was a founder member of the Ligue Communiste and a leader for many years of the Fourth International. His many books include Walter Benjamin and Marx for Our Times. TARIQ ALI is a writer and filmmaker. He has written more than a dozen books on world history and politics as well as five novels in his Islam ... Read more

Reviews for An Impatient Life: A Memoir
"France's leading Marxist public intellectual"
Tariq Ali "Daniel's death is like a wound, not a sadness
a loss which leaves us heavier. His is a message composed, not with words, but with decisions and acts and injuries."
John Berger "Daniel Bensaïd was my 'distant companion.' With his disappearance, the intellectual, activist, political, and the 'revolutionary' worlds have all changed." ... Read more

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