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Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (Paperback)

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Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, this is the most comprehensive book ever written about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Based on more than seven hundred interviews with all of King's surviving associates, as well as with those who opposed him, and enhanced by the author's access to King's personal papers and tens of thousands of pages of FBI documents, this is a towering portrait of a man's metamorphosis into a legend.

About the Author


David J. Garrow is Presidential Distinguished Professor at Emory University School of Law. He has taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and the College of William and Mary. He served as a senior advisor for Eyes on the Prize, the award-winning PBS-TV documentary history of the American civil rights movement. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0060566922
ISBN-13: 9780060566920
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks, 01/01/2004
Pages: 800
Language: English