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Death of a King : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year / Tavis Smiley ; with David Ritz.

Smiley, Tavis, 1964- author. (Author). Ritz, David, author. (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 921 King (Text) 31208911609313 non-fiction Available -
Seymour Main Library B KING, MARTIN LUTHER, JR. (Text) 37500004232431 New Items Available -
Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County 921 KING (Text) 78731000499134 Adult Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316332774
  • Physical Description: x, 276 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Back Bay paperback edition.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Originally published in hardcover by Little, Brown and Company, September 2014"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-268) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Four seasons : spring, summer, fall, and winter. "Vocation of agony"; "Betraying the cause"; "The language of the unheard"; "Anxiety and sorrow in my heart"; The bloodiest month of all; Where do we go from here?; Cities aflame; Respect ; Chaos; Ominous clouds; "I, Martin Luther King, take thee, Non-Violence, to be my wedded wife"; Ironic anniversary -- Final season : the last three months. Thirty-nine; Confession; Drum major; Humility, levity, and longevity; Frantic melancholy; Restless heart; Garment of destiny; Firemen; Midnight hour in Memphis; Freedom explosion; The mountaintop in Memphis; April 4, 1968.
Summary, etc.: Presents a revealing and dramatic chronicle of the 12 months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.
Subject: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
African American civil rights workers > Biography.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century.

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