Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin

by James L. Swanson (Author)
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<b>NAACP Image Award Nominee<br />Chicago Public Library Best Book of the Year<br /><i>Kirkus Reviews</i> Best Young Adult Book of the Year<br /><br />* "[James L. Swanson's] masterful work... reveals, in gripping style, how one individual can impact history." --<i>Booklist</i>, starred review</b><br /><br />In his meteoric, thirteen-year rise to fame, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led a mass movement for Civil Rights -- with his relentless peaceful, non-violent protests, public demonstrations, and eloquent speeches. But as violent threats cast a dark shadow over Dr. King's life, Swanson hones in on James Earl Ray, a bizarre, racist, prison escapee who tragically ends King's life.<br /><br />As he did in his bestselling Scholastic MG/YA books <i>Chasing LIncoln's Killer</i> and <i>"THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN SHOT!"</i>, Swanson transports readers back to one of the most shocking, sad, and terrifying events in American history.<br /><br />Over 80 photographs, captions, bibliography, various source notes, and index included.

Format
EPUB
Protection
Watermark
Publication date
January 02, 2018
Publisher
Page count
384
ISBN
9780545723343
Paper ISBN
9780545723336
File size
111 MB
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