The King Years

The King Years

Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement

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Baker & Taylor
A succinct and accessible chronicle of key events in the Civil Rights Movement by the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author of the trilogy that includes Parting the Waters traces how the Movement evolved from a bus strike to a political and social revolution.

Simon and Schuster
The essential moments of the Civil Rights Movement are set in historical context by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the magisterial America in the King Years trilogy—Parting the Waters; Pillar of Fire; and At Canaan’s Edge.

Taylor Branch, author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning America in the King Years trilogy, presents selections from his monumental work that recount the essential moments of the Civil Rights Movement. A masterpiece of storytelling on race and democracy, violence and nonviolence, The King Years delivers riveting tales of everyday heroes whose stories inspire us still. Here is the full sweep of an era that transformed America and continues to offer crucial lessons for today’s world. This vital primer amply fulfills Branch’s dedication: “For students of freedom and teachers of history.”

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781451662467
1451662467
9781451678970
1451678975
Branch Call Number: 323.1196 B7328k 2013
Characteristics: p. cm

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