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

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

Label
Death of a King : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year
Title
Death of a King
Title remainder
the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year
Statement of responsibility
Tavis Smiley with David Ritz
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a revealing chronicle of the twelve months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, discussing how he rose above denunciations by the press and assaults on his character to address racism, poverty, and militarism
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smiley, Tavis
Dewey number
  • 323.092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.97.K5
LC item number
S56 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ritz, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • King, Martin Luther
  • African American civil rights workers
  • African Americans
Label
Death of a King : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year, Tavis Smiley with David Ritz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-268) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
18195123
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 276 pages
Isbn
9780316332767
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014018814
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Death of a King : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year, Tavis Smiley with David Ritz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-268) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
18195123
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 276 pages
Isbn
9780316332767
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014018814
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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