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Desert rose : the life and legacy of Coretta Scott King

Author: Edythe Scott Bagley; Joseph H Hilley
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Desert Rose details Coretta Scott King's upbringing in a family of proud, land-owning African Americans with a profound devotion to the ideals of social equality and the values of education, as well as her later role as her husband's most trusted confidant and advisor.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Coretta Scott King; Coretta Scott King; Coretta Scott King; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edythe Scott Bagley; Joseph H Hilley
ISBN: 9780817317652 0817317651 9780817386122 0817386122
OCLC Number: 769430595
Description: xii, 318 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Soil --
Slavery --
Scotts and McMurrys --
Perry County --
pt. 2. Seed --
Parents --
A black man in a white man's world --
Opposition --
pt. 3. Bud --
Crossroads School --
Lincoln School --
Antioch College --
Becoming Coretta --
Progressive --
Graduation --
Boston --
Martin --
Marriage --
pt. 4. Blossom --
Montgomery --
The bus --
Boycott --
Christmas 1955 --
Bombing --
Staying --
Southern Christian Leadership Conference --
Atlanta --
Albany --
Birmingham --
Fire hoses ... and dogs --
Bombs --
Washington, D.C. --
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church --
St. Augustine --
Selma --
Freedom concerts --
Watts --
1966 --
Memphis --
pt. 5. Fruit --
April 4, 1968 --
Friday --
Memphis march --
The funeral --
Finishing Martin's business --
1969 --
Coretta's agenda --
Building the King Center --
Sweet Auburn and the historic site --
The United Nations and apartheid --
The holiday --
Coretta and Atlanta's creative community --
Coretta --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Edythe Scott Bagley with Joe Hilley ; afterword by Bernice A. King.

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