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Rose That Grew From Concrete - Tupac Shakur

Rose That Grew From Concrete

Paperback Published: 3rd February 2009
ISBN: 9780671028459
Number Of Pages: 176

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Tupac Shakur's most intimate and honest thoughts were uncovered only after his death with the instant classic The 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.

About the Author

Tupac Shakur recorded twelve landmark albums -- nine of which went either platinum or gold. A consummate actor, he also appeared in six major motion pictures, including Poetic Justice, Juice, GridLock'd, and Gang Related. He was murdered at the age of twenty-five.

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Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Foreword: Tupac, C U in Heavenp. xv
Introductionp. xix
The Rose That Grew from Concrete
The Rose That Grew from Concretep. 3
In the Depths of Solitudep. 5
Sometimes I Cryp. 7
Under the Skies Abovep. 9
Life Through My Eyesp. 11
When Ure Heart Turns Coldp. 13
Untitledp. 15
The Eternal Lamentp. 17
Only 4 the Righteousp. 19
What of Fame?p. 21
The Shining Star Within!p. 23
Starry Nightp. 25
If I Failp. 27
What Is It That I Search 4p. 29
The Fear in the Heart of a Manp. 31
Godp. 33
Nothing Can Come Between Us
Nothing Can Come Between Usp. 37
My Dearest One!!p. 39
If There Be Pain...p. 41
Things That Make Hearts Breakp. 43
Black Womanp. 45
And Still I Love Up. 47
The Mutual Heartache?p. 49
1st Impressionsp. 51
A Love Unspokenp. 53
Forever and Todayp. 55
When I Do Kiss Up. 57
Carmencita of the Bronx!p. 59
Untitledp. 61
Love Is Just Complicatedp. 63
Elizabethp. 65
I Know My Heart Has Lied Beforep. 67
From First Glancep. 69
1 for Aprilp. 71
Wife 4 Lifep. 73
Tears from a Starp. 75
March 1st--The Day After Aprilp. 77
Why Must U Be Unfaithfulp. 79
The Power of a Smilep. 81
Genesis (The Rebirth of My Heart)p. 83
Love Within a Stormp. 85
What Can I Offer Her?p. 87
Jadap. 89
The Tears in Cupid's Eyesp. 91
Cupid's Smile IIp. 93
What I See!p. 95
In the Midst of Passionp. 97
2 People with 1 Wishp. 99
Hours Pass Byp. 101
Just a Breath of Freedom
Just a Breath of Freedomp. 105
For Mrs. Hawkinsp. 107
The Sun and the Moonp. 109
"Fallen Star"p. 111
Government Assistance or My Soulp. 113
Family Treep. 115
Or My Soulp. 117
When Ure Hero Fallsp. 119
Untitledp. 121
"U R Ripping Us Apart !!!"p. 123
A River That Flows Foreverp. 125
Can U C the Pride in the Pantherp. 127
Tears of a Teenage Motherp. 129
"Where There Is a Will...."p. 131
Liberty Needs Glasses
Liberty Needs Glassesp. 135
How Can We Be Freep. 137
The Promisep. 139
And 2morrowp. 141
No-Winp. 143
The Unanswerable?p. 145
Nightmaresp. 147
So I Say Goodbyep. 149
In the Event of My Demisep. 150
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ISBN: 9780671028459
ISBN-10: 0671028456
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 3rd February 2009
Publisher: MTV Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.0 x 15.6  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.22