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Desert rose : the life and legacy of Coretta Scott King / Edythe Scott Bagley, with Joe Hilley ; afterword by Bernice A. King.

Bagley, Edythe Scott, (author.). Hilley, Joseph H. (Added Author).

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Chesterfield - Main Library B KIN (Text) 30493100631523 Adult Biography Available -
Colleton - Main Library B King, Coretta Scott (Text) 3010277627 Adult Biography Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch B KING BAG (Text) 30018004130387 Adult Biography Available -
Florence - Johnsonville Branch 92 King (Text) 33172005214174 Adult Biography Available -
Florence - Main Library 92 King (Text) 33172005133465 Adult Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780817317652
  • ISBN: 0817317651
  • Physical Description: xii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, [2012]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Slavery -- Scotts and McMurrys -- Perry County -- Parents -- A black man in a white man's world -- Opposition -- Crossroads School -- Lincoln School -- Antioch College -- Becoming Coretta -- Progressive -- Graduation -- Boston -- Martin -- Marriage -- Montgomery -- The bus -- Boycott -- Christmas 1955 -- Bombing -- Staying -- Southern Christian Leadership Conference -- Atlanta -- Albany -- Birmingham -- Fire hoses...and dogs -- Bombs -- Washington, D.C. -- Sixteenth Street Baptist Church -- St. Augustine -- Selma -- Freedom concerts -- Watts -- 1966 -- Memphis -- April 4, 1968 -- Friday -- Memphis March -- The funeral -- Finishing Martin's business -- 1969 -- Coretta's agenda -- Building the King Center -- Sweet Auburn and the historic site -- The United Nations and apartheid -- The holiday -- Coretta and Atlanta's creative community -- Coretta.
Summary, etc.:
Details Coretta Scott King's upbringing in a family of proud, land-owning African Americans with a profound devotion to the ideals of social equality and the values of education, as well as her later role as her husband's most trusted confidant and advisor.
Subject: King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006.
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 > Influence.
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 > Political and social views.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
African American women civil rights workers > Biography.
Civil rights workers > United States > Biography.
African American women political activists > Biography.
African American women > Biography.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century.
Perry County (Ala.) > Biography.

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