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Coretta Scott King : a biography

Autore: Laura T McCarty
Editore: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2009.
Serie: Greenwood biographies.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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From the Publisher: Coretta Scott was committed to social justice long before she met and married Martin Luther King, Jr. She shared in all the dangers that King's prominence in the civil rights movement brought, and she saw herself as full partner in the movement. Yet she generally remained in the background, supporting King's work and caring for their children, until his assassination transformed her into a  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
History
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
McCarty, Laura T.
Coretta Scott King.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2009
(OCoLC)669386103
Persona incaricata: Coretta Scott King; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Coretta Scott King; Coretta Scott King; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Laura T McCarty
ISBN: 9780313349812 0313349819
Numero OCLC: 243543948
Descrizione: xxv, 160 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contenuti: Series foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Timeline: Events in the Life of Coretta Scott King --
Introduction --
1: Black belt heritage --
2: Journey north and back --
3: Beginnings: family, work, movement --
4: Putting down roots in Atlanta --
5: Difficult days --
6: Becoming a widow --
7: Establishing his and her legacy: the King Center --
8: Four children, another legacy --
9: Difficult times for the King Center --
10: Coretta on the international stage --
11: Guardians of Martin's image and words --
12: Reopening the King assassination --
13: Coretta's last acts --
14: Homegoing services --
15: Coretta Scott King Book Awards --
Conclusion --
Selected resources --
Index.
Titolo della serie: Greenwood biographies.
Responsabilità: Laura T. McCarty.

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In the dark days following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King courageously emerged from her supporting role in the civil rights movement to preserve King's legacy of  Per saperne di più…

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