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

Author: Stephen B Oates
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st 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
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oates, Stephen B.
Let the trumpet sound.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1982
(OCoLC)557754844
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King; Martin Luther King; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen B Oates
ISBN: 0060149930 9780060149932
OCLC Number: 8109924
Description: xiii, 560 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prelude --
Part 1: Odyssey --
Part 2: On the Stage of History --
Part 3: Freedom is Never Free --
Part 4: Seasons of Sorrow --
Part 5: The Dreamer Cometh --
Part 6: Life's Restless Sea --
Part 7: Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around --
Part 8: The Road to Jericho --
Part 9: The Hour of Reckoning --
Part 10: Free at Last --
Acknowledgements --
References --
Index.
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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