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

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Part I. Four seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter -- "Vocation of agony" -- "Betraying the cause" -- "The language of the unheard" -- "Anxiety and sorrow in my heart" -- The bloodiest month of all -- Where do we go from here? -- Cities aflame -- Respect -- Chaos -- Ominous clouds -- "I, Martin Luther King, take thee, non-violence, to be my wedded wife" -- Ironic anniversary -- Part II. Final season: the last three months -- 39 -- Confession -- Drum major -- Humility, levity, and longevity -- Frantic melancholy -- Restless heart -- Garment of destiny -- Firemen -- Midnight hour in Memphis -- Freedom explosion -- The mountaintop in Memphis -- April 4, 1968 -- Epilogue.
Presents a revealing and dramatic chronicle of the 12 months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.


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New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
Year Published: 2014
Description: x, 276 pages ; 24 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book


Ritz, David.

King, Martin Luther, -- Jr., -- 1929-1968.
African American civil rights workers -- Biography.
African Americans -- History -- 20th century.