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Bearing the Cross

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Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, this is the most comprehensive book ever written about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Based on more than seven hundred interviews with all of King's surviving associates, as well as with those who opposed him, and enhanced by the author's access to King's personal papers and tens of thousands of pages of FBI documents, this is a towering portrait of a man's metamorphosis into a legend.

About the Author

David J. Garrow is Presidential Distinguished Professor at Emory University School of Law. He has taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and the College of William and Mary. He served as a senior advisor for Eyes on the Prize, the award-winning PBS-TV documentary history of the American civil rights movement. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060566920
Author:
Garrow, David J.
Publisher:
William Morrow & Company
Author:
Garrow, David
Author:
by David Garrow
Location:
New York
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Political
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Civil rights workers
Subject:
Clergy
Subject:
Baptists
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Civil rights movements
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
African Americans - Civil rights - History -
Subject:
Biography-Political
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Perennial Classics
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
20040131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
800
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 x 2 in 23.7 oz
Age Level:
from 4 to 8

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