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At Canaan's edge : America in the King years, 1965-68

Author: Taylor Branch
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2006.
Series: America in the King years, / Taylor Branch ; 3
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles dramatic campaigns in Mississippi and Alabama, King's tormented alliance with Lyndon Johnson, his painful break with Stokey Carmichael over black power, and persecution by Hoover's FBI.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King; Martin L King; Martin Luther King
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Taylor Branch
ISBN: 9780684857121 068485712X 9780684857138 0684857138
OCLC Number: 237025970
Awards: Commended for National Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2006
Commended for National Book Critics Circle Award (Biography) 2006
Winner of Robert F. Kennedy Book Award (Distinguished Honors) 2007
Commended for Lukas Prize Project (Nonfiction) 2007
Commended for L.A. Times Book Prize (History) 2006
Description: XIII, 1039, [24] Seiten : Illustrationen.
Series Title: America in the King years, / Taylor Branch ; 3
Responsibility: Taylor Branch.

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"Luminous...magisterial...At Canaan's Edge is a sweeping history of protest and politics, bursting with outsize figures." -- Chicago Tribune "A thrilling book, marvelous in both its breadth and its Read more...

 
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