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King : pilgrimage to the mountaintop

Author: Harvard Sitkoff
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A profile of the influential leader discusses his successes as a civil rights leader and his role as a husband and father as well as his failures and his unfailing faith through personal disappointment and triumph.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sitkoff, Harvard.
King.
New York : Hill and Wang, 2008
(OCoLC)607247364
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harvard Sitkoff
ISBN: 9780809095162 0809095165 9780809063499 0809063492
OCLC Number: 163592770
Description: xv, 270 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Educating a preacher King, 1929-54 --
Baptism by fire, 1955-56 --
These humble children of God, 1957-62 --
Confronting the conscience of America, 1963 --
Redemption and crisis, 1964 --
We shall overcome, 1965 --
The road to Jericho via Chicago, 1966 --
Seeing Lazarus, 1967-68.
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Presents the biography of Martin Luther King Jr. This book shows where King's faith and activism were leading him - to a direct confrontation with a president over an immoral war and with an America  Read more...

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