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Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther's King Jr.'s Final Year

Smiley, Tavis with Ritz, David

ISBN 10: 0316332763 / ISBN 13: 9780316332767
Edité par Little, Brown and Co. (2014) New York, 2014
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Etat : Very Good Couverture rigide
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Very good minus, light shelfwear. 3rd Ptg Hardcover Very lightly edgeworn, slightly soiled jacket. Author-signed (Smiley) on title. N° de réf. du libraire BOOKS036963

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Titre : Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. ...

Éditeur : Little, Brown and Co. (2014) New York

Date d'édition : 2014

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Very Good

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

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A revealing and dramatic chronicle of the twelve months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination

Martin Luther King, Jr. died in one of the most shocking assassinations the world has known, but little is remembered about the life he led in his final year. New York Times bestselling author and award-winning broadcaster Tavis Smiley recounts the final 365 days of King's life, revealing the minister's trials and tribulations -- denunciations by the press, rejection from the president, dismissal by the country's black middle class and militants, assaults on his character, ideology, and political tactics, to name a few -- all of which he had to rise above in order to lead and address the racism, poverty, and militarism that threatened to destroy our democracy.

Smiley's DEATH OF A KING paints a portrait of a leader and visionary in a narrative different from all that have come before. Here is an exceptional glimpse into King's life -- one that adds both nuance and gravitas to his legacy as an American hero.

About the Author:

Tavis Smiley is the host of PBS's Tavis Smiley and Public Radio International's The Tavis Smiley Show. Smiley is also the bestselling author of 16 books. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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