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Hellhound on his trail : the electrifying account of the largest manhunt in American history

Autor: Hampton Sides
Editora: New York : Anchor Books, 2011.
Edição/Formato   Livro : Inglês : 1st Anchor Books edVer todas as edições e formatos
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April, 1967: a prison escape. James Earl Ray, nondescript thief and con man, drifts through the South, into Mexico, and then Los Angeles, where he is galvanized by George Wallace's racist presidential campaign. February, 1968: a Memphis garbage strike. Martin Luther King joins the sanitation workers' cause, but their march turns violent. King vows to return to Memphis in April. Historian Sides follows Ray and King  Ler mais...
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Pessoa Denominada: Martin Luther King, Jr.; James Earl Ray; Martin Luther King, Jr.; James Earl Ray; Martin Luther King, Jr.; James Earl Ray
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Hampton Sides
ISBN: 9780307387431 0307387437
Número OCLC: 676726873
Notas: Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 2010.
"With a new afterword"--Cover.
Descrição: xiv, 463 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Conteúdos: Prologue : #416-J --
In the City of Kings --
Who is Eric Galt? --
The hottest man in the country --
Epilogue : #65477.
Responsabilidade: Hampton Sides.

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April, 1967: a prison escape. James Earl Ray, nondescript thief and con man, drifts through the South, into Mexico, and then Los Angeles, where he is galvanized by George Wallace's racist presidential campaign. February, 1968: a Memphis garbage strike. Martin Luther King joins the sanitation workers' cause, but their march turns violent. King vows to return to Memphis in April. Historian Sides follows Ray and King as they crisscross the country, one stalking the other, until the drifter catches up with his prey. Against the backdrop of the resulting nationwide riots and the pathos of King's funeral, Sides gives us a cross-cut narrative of the assassin's flight and the 65-day search that led investigators to Canada, Portugal, and England--a massive manhunt ironically led by Hoover's FBI. Drawing on previously unpublished material, this nonfiction thriller illuminates how history is so often a matter of the petty bringing down the great--From publisher description.

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