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The autobiography of Medgar Evers

Author: Medgar Wiley Evers; Myrlie Evers-Williams; Manning Marable
Publisher: New York : Basic Civitas ; London : Perseus Running [distributor], 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of the papers, essays, and letters of Medgar Evers, a hero of the American civil rights movement who was murdered in 1963 by white supremacists. Includes photographs.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Medgar Wiley Evers; Medgar Wiley Evers
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Medgar Wiley Evers; Myrlie Evers-Williams; Manning Marable
ISBN: 9780465021789 0465021786
OCLC Number: 70671731
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: xxiv, 352 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: edited by Myrlie Evers-Williams and Manning Marable.

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One of America's leading black intellectuals teams up with Myrlie Evers-Williams to bring us the first-ever definitive look at the life, work, and tragic death of civil rights hero Medgar Evers  Read more...

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