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King : a life  Cover Image Book Book

King : a life / Jonathan Eig.

Eig, Jonathan, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780374279295
  • ISBN: 0374279292
  • Physical Description: x, 669 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2023]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [559]-632) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- The Kings of Stockbridge -- Martin Luther -- Sweet Auburn -- "Black America still wears chains" -- The open curtain -- "A sense of responsibility" -- The seminarian -- "Madly, madly in love" -- The match -- The dynamic force -- Plagiarism and poetry -- Gideon's army -- "A precipitating factor" -- "My soul is free" -- "We ain't rabbit no more" -- A warning -- Alabama's Moses -- "I'm glad you didn't sneeze" -- The pilgrimage -- Leaving Montgomery -- "Kennedy to the rescue!" -- The new Emancipation Proclamation -- Temptation and surveillance -- "The stuff is just in 'em" -- Birmingham jail -- The dream, part one -- The dream, part two -- "The most dangerous negro" -- Man of the year -- A law observance problem -- The prize -- The director -- A new sense of "some-bodiness" -- Crowbar -- Selma -- "The true meaning of my work" -- "A shining moment" -- Burning -- Beware the day -- Chicago -- Black power -- "I hope King gets it" -- "Not an easy time for me" -- A revolution of values -- Please come to Memphis -- Epilogue.
Subject: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
African American civil rights workers > Biography.
Civil rights workers > United States > Biography.
African Americans > Biography.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century.
Civil rights movements > United States > History > 20th century.
African American Baptists > Clergy > Biography.
United States > Race relations > History > 20th century.
Genre: Biographies.

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