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Death of a King : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year / Tavis Smiley with David Ritz.

Smiley, Tavis, 1964- (author.). Ritz, David, (author.).

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  • 7 of 7 copies available at SC LENDS.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library B King Martin (Text) 22960000883214 Adult Biography Available -
Colleton - Main Library B King, Martin Luther Jr. (Text) 3010291594 Adult Biography Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch B KING SMI (Text) 30018004723322 Adult Biography Available -
Florence - Johnsonville Branch 92 King (Text) 33172005667744 Adult Biography Available -
Florence - Lake City Branch LNF 92 King (Text) 33172005643729 Adult Lease Non-Fiction Available -
 : Leased - Biography @ LC [ mb 09-15-2014 @ FLO-HQ ]
Florence - Main Library 92 King (Text) 33172005667629 Adult Biography Available -
York - Clover Branch BIOGRAPHY KING (Text) 33205010956502 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316332767
  • ISBN: 0316332763
  • Physical Description: x, 276 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-268) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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 -- Thirty-nine -- 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.
Summary, etc.:
Presents a revealing and dramatic chronicle of the 12 months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.
Subject: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
African American civil rights workers > Biography.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century.
Civil rights movements > United States > 20th century.
Baptists > United States > Clergy.

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