The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr

The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr

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Baker & Taylor
Drawing on King's unpublished writings and other materials, a civil rights scholar assembles a first-person narrative of King's life

Hachette Book Group
First-person account of the extraordinary life of America's greatest civil rights leader. It begins with his boyhood as the son of a preacher, his education as a minister, his ascendancy as a leader of civil rights, & his complex relationships with leading political & social figures of the day.

& Taylor

Drawing on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s unpublished writings and other materials housed in Stanford University's archives, a civil rights scholar assembles a continuous first-person narrative of King's life. 150,000 first printing. BOMC. Tour.

Publisher: New York : Intellectual Properties Management, Inc. in association with Warner Books, c1998
ISBN: 9780446524124
Characteristics: xi, 400 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Carson, Clayborne 1944-


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Aug 16, 2019

Though this is not a book that is really written by Martin Luther King, Jr, it is a compilation of King’s writings. This book is extremely insightful into King’s views, and the hardships of black men and women during his time period. The book really brings King into a vivid picture of what he really was and what he really stood for. I highly recommend this book for anyone who is interested in diving into King’s life and beliefs.

multcolib_susannel Apr 11, 2017

Not an autobiography in the traditional sense, but rather a selection of personal papers,letters and speeches that trace Martin Luther King's growth in faith and his dedication to non-violence as a method to bring about social justice for African Americans.


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