The Autobiography of Malcolm X - Chapter 20 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 20 Summary

This chapter was written by Alex Haley, who had helped write and edit the autobiography, which had come to fruition as a result of thousands of hours of taped recordings between the two men. Malcolm never saw the finished manuscript of the book.

Chapter 20 Analysis

Alex Haley reviews the life of Malcolm X and discusses how he had difficulty obtaining the information for the book. He also provides an overview of the events leading up to and following Malcolm's death. Haley wrote that he tried his best to be a dispassionate chronicler of Malcolm's life, but that it had been difficult because Malcolm had been such an electric personality.

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