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I see the promised land : [a life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Author: Arthur Flowers; Manu Chitrakar; Guglielmo Rossi
Publisher: [Chennai], India : Tara Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents in graphic novel format the life of the Baptist minister and Noble Peace Prize winner who became the leader and orator of the African American civil rights movement before his assassination in 1968.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Biography
Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Flowers; Manu Chitrakar; Guglielmo Rossi
ISBN: 9789380340043 9380340044
OCLC Number: 601133131
Notes: "An extraordinary jam session between two very distinctive storytelling traditions, I See the Promised Land recounts the life of Martin Luther King Jr."--Cover.
"African American writer, griot and blues singer Arthur Flowers tells a masterful story in musical prose, while Manu Chitrakar, scroll-painter from Bengal, carries the tale confidently into the vivid idiom of Patua art, turning King's journey into a truly universal legacy."--Cover.
Awards: Short-listed for White Ravens Award 2011
Description: 138 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: text by] Arthur Flowers, [illustrations by] Manu Chitrakar, [design by] Guglielmo Rossi.

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