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Let the trumpet sound : a life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Author: Stephen B Oates
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st HarperPerennial edView all editions and formats
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The first major biography of King, based on extensive research in manuscript collections, traces King's personal development as well as the development of his ideas on protest and nonviolent resistance, from the influence of Thoreau and Gandhi through the details of his participation in the Civil Rights Movement.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen B Oates
ISBN: 006092473X 9780060924737
OCLC Number: 29568903
Notes: Reprinted with a new prologue. Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, 1982.
Description: xxiii, 560 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Life of Martin Luther King, Jr
Responsibility: Stephen B. Oates.

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The first major biography of King, based on extensive research in manuscript collections, traces King's personal development as well as the development of his ideas on protest and nonviolent resistance, from the influence of Thoreau and Gandhi through the details of his participation in the Civil Rights Movement.

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