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Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-1963

Author: Taylor Branch
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1989, ©1988.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Taylor Branch
ISBN: 0671687425 9780671687427
OCLC Number: 502485185
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Description: xii, 1064 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Forerunner : Vernon Johns --
Rockefeller and Ebenezer --
Niebuhr and the pool tables --
First trombone --
The Montgomery bus boycott --
A taste of the world --
The quickening --
Shades of politics --
A pawn of history --
The Kennedy transition --
Baptism on wheels --
The summer of Freedom Rides --
Moses in McComb, King in Kansas City --
Almost Christmas in Albany --
Hoover's triangle and King's machine --
The fireman's last reprieve --
The fall of Ole Miss --
To Birmingham --
Greenwood and Birmingham Jail --
The children's miracle --
Firestorm --
The March on Washington --
Crossing over : nightmares and dreams.
Responsibility: Taylor Branch.

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